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The Immokalee Fire Control District (District) is requesting ‘Statement of Qualifications' (SOQ) from firms (Firm) for the purpose of providing design services, including engineering, survey, environmental analysis, geotechnical, site civil, architectural services, space needs analysis, and landscape design associated with the District's Fire Station #32 in Ave Maria (Project).

An information packet containing details of the Project and the SOQ submittal requirements may be obtained from Deputy Chief Thomas Cunningham at tcunningham@immfire.com, or by calling 239-657-2111. The information packet is also available at the District's website www.immfire.com. Questions regarding this Request for SOQ must be directed by email to Deputy Chief Thomas Cunningham at tcunningham@immfire.com or Fire Chief Michael J Choate at mchoate@immfire.com no later than February 22, 2019. All responses to questions and addenda, if applicable, will be posted on the District's website.

Firm selection will be in accordance with section 287.055, Florida Statutes, the Consultants Competitive Negotiation Act and the Project information packet. Firms desiring to provide these professional services to the District must submit six (6) copies and one (1) PDF copy of their SOQ in accordance with the requirements contained in the information packet to the attention of Michael J. Choate, Fire Chief, at the address below no later than 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on March 8, 2019:

Immokalee Fire Control District
502 New Market Rd E.
 Immokalee, FL 34142
Dated this 5th day of February 2019: 

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​​The Safe Haven Program is designed to temporarily assist infants who are in need of assistance with medical, housing or family issues.

Community emergency response team abbreviation behind a city scape


Regular Board meeting in Ave Maria
2/28/20196:00pmRegular Board Meeting
Regular Board meeting
4/18/20196:00pmRegular Board meeting in Ave Maria
5/16/20196:00pmRegular Board meeting
6/20/20196:00pmRegular Board meeting
7/18/20196:00pmRegular Board meeting in Ave Maria
8/15/20196:00pmRegular Board meeting
9/19/20196:00pmRegular Board meeting

Upcoming Schedule of Events

All Meetings are held at 502 E. New Market Rd. with the exception of January, April, July and October meetings, they are held in Ave Maria at 5076 Annuciation Cir. #103.        FY 2018-2019 Meeting Schedule

The Immokalee Fire Control District is committed to protecting the people and property within our community.  We will be responsive to the needs of our citizens by providing rapid, professional, humanitarian services essential to the health, safety, and well-being of the community.

We will accomplish our mission through prevention, education, fire suppression, first responder medical service, and other related emergency and non-emergency activities.  We will actively participate in our community, serve as role models, and strive to efficiently use all of the necessary resources at our command to provide a product deemed excellent by our citizens.

The Immokalee Fire Control District is an Independent Special Taxing District established by an act of the Florida Legislature in 1955 (Chapter 55-30666 Laws of Florida), with the latest revision to the District’s codification included in Chapter 2000-363 Laws of Florida and signed by the Governor into law on May 22, 2000, and operating under the authority of Chapters 189 and 191, Florida Statutes. The legislation created a fire control and rescue district covering 234 square miles of Collier County, Florida. The purpose of the District is to provide fire protection and prevention services, establish and maintain emergency medical and rescue response services, and acquire and maintain firefighting, rescue, medical, transport, and other emergency equipment.​

Immokalee Fire Control District Enabling Act

What To Expect When A Brush Fire Threatens:

  • Your road may be blocked.
  • You could possibly lose power.
  • Should there be an evacuation, remember this is for your families safety.
  • Deliveries will probably be interrupted.
  • School buses may be delayed or have to return to school.

​Parade Participation

Fire apparatus are able to participate in or at parade events throughout the community.

Heartsaver CPR- AED
Interactive information presented to an audience with an Automatic External Difibrillator on or around their home or work. This is a more advanced Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation instruction.

We are currently in the process of updating our website for ADA compliance. If you need assistance with content on this site please call Alma Valladares 239-657-2111

Attack truck and brush truck fighting a brush fire with a support vehicle off in the distance

Immokalee Fire Control District

Serving The Community Since 1953

​​Crowd Managers Class

Crowd managers are required by law for all assembly occupancies! This class cost $10.00 per person. If anyone is interested in this class please Call: 239-657-2111 to register for am or pm class. Classes held at the Fire Station, 502 New Market Rd. East.

In accordance with the 2006 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, Sections, establishments with an occupant load of at least 50 people shall have at least one trained crowd manager or crowd manager supervisor. When the occupant load exceeds 250 people, the establishment must provide additional trained crowd managers or crowd supervisors at a ratio of one for every 250 occupants.

​​​Volunteer Program consisting of 18+ year old adults who are interested in assisting the fire department at events and emergencies by receiving education from variety of practical courses.

Swimming Advice for All Ages

  • If you can not swim well, stay where you can touch bottom.
  • Never force a child to learn to swim. If he or she is afraid, they are not ready yet.
  • Learn, practice, and remember how to float.
  • Only swim in areas where there is a lifeguard or an adult watching.
  • Use the buddy system. Never swim alone.
  • Always obey the lifeguard and follow posted swimming rules.
  • No rough play or showing off.
  • If you hear thunder or see lightning, get out of the water.
  • Never allow infants to swallow a lot of pool water. It could cause seizures.
  • Learn CPR!