Winter Park Fire-Rescue Department
Dan Hagedorn, Fire Chief
Welcome to the Official Winter Park Fire-Rescue Department website. Our goal is to provide as much information as possible about our services and maintain an open means of communication with our community. We hope that the site exceeds your expectations. As always, we stand ready to serve.
Winter Park Fire-Rescue Department, WPFD, is a full-service, high-performance emergency service agency. Our history of dedicated service dates back to the founding of our community more than 120 years ago.
Today, WPFD is one of the most respected high-performing fire and emergency medical service providers in the country. WPFD is accredited through the Commission on Fire Accreditation International and the Commission for the Accreditation of Ambulance Services. The Department has received a fire protection classification rating of Class 1 from the ISO. Our firefighters and staff believe in providing our citizens with the absolute best and highest level of service.
Winter Park Fire-Rescue Department Mission
To protect and preserve our community through prompt, professional delivery of services, teamwork, and partnerships.
City of Winter Park Emergency Updates
#GoWildcats - Astonishing 1500+ Winter Park Students learn hands-only CPR on World Heart Day
Posted on 01/26/2023
In partnership with OCPS, World Heart Day has become an annual tradition among Winter Park students, and one that is sure to save a life. Every year, on World Heart Day, the Winter Park Fire-Rescue Department teams up with the… Read More
You Called 911 for a Medical Emergency, Now What?
Posted on 08/25/2022
The individuals who answer Winter Park’s call for help are highly trained, skilled and compassionate professionals. They excel under pressure and aid in getting the right help, to the right location, as fast and safely as possible. First, we understand… Read More
Deemed the “Hottest” Storytime in Town, Firefighters and Park Ave Businesses Team Up
Posted on 07/26/2022
It wasn’t just the outdoor temps (soaring above 100) that made this story time the hottest ticket in town (for the under 5 age group). With their fire hats on, dozens of kids sat excitedly for the chance to meet… Read More
At the Peak of Summer Swimming, Firefighters ask Residents to Check Pool Drains, Prevent Drownings
Posted on 07/14/2022
It has been nearly fifteen years since the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act (P&SS Act) was passed into law. The bill, which was named in honor of Virginia Graeme Baker who died after being trapped under water by a… Read More
￼High-Five to Safe Sitter Graduates: Aspiring Youth Babysitters Earn Life-Saving Certifications
Posted on 06/24/2022
Although it’s summertime, nearly a dozen kids between the ages of 11 and 13 signed up for class! While most of these students are already babysitting, they stepped up their game to earn the title of Safe Sitter. Safe Sitter… Read More
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