​About Us

Operations is the largest division of Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and is divided geographically into eight battalions. The Operations Division is responsible for the direct delivery of emergency services to the community.

PBCFR operates 49 fire stations throughout the county, with minimum daily staffing of 323 personnel on duty at all times.  Units are relocated, as needed, to maintain zone coverage. PBCFR is an "all-hazards" department capable of responding to everything from a minor medical call to a regional natural disaster. All personnel are cross-trained in firefighting and emergency medical services, ensuring efficient fire suppression delivery, technical rescue, vehicle extrication, and emergency medical care.