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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

Is to protect and preserve our community through prompt and professional delivery of services.

City of Winter Park COVID-19 Updates

City of Winter Park Emergency Information

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Emergency Management

Winter Park Fire-Rescue serves as the city’s official emergency managers.
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Fire-Rescue Operations

The largest portion of the agency and the bread & butter of the fire service.
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The knowledge and skills necessary to provide extraordinary service.
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Public Education

Education on fire prevention and emergency medical services.

Recent News

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April is National Pet Month!

Posted on 04/15/2021

Did you know that April is National Pet Month? We'd like to take a moment to discuss pet fire safety tips with you so you can keep your furry loved ones safe. While pets provide us with friendship, love, and… Read More

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Learn CPR & Save a Life

Posted on 02/22/2021

Join the Winter Park Fire-Rescue Department to learn CPR. Students will earn their American Heart Association CPR certification through this course. Participants will learn adult, child, and infant CPR. This class is perfect for parents, care providers, and older siblings.… Read More

Protect Yourself and Others from Electrical Hazards

Posted on 02/09/2021

Be careful to avoid electrical hazards both in your home and elsewhere. Here are some tips:

Join us in Welcoming Dr. Mitch Maulfair

Posted on 02/01/2021

Please join us in welcoming our new Medical Director, Dr. Mitchell Maulfair, D.O. (pictured in white) Dr. Maulfair is responsible for the development, implementation of emergency medical policies and procedures. His critical oversight and medical direction ensure effective emergency medical… Read More

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Our Members are Dedicated to #OurCommunity!

Posted on 01/22/2021

Please join us in congratulating Firefighter Jake Gercak who is now a certified Florida Smoke Diver. Florida Smoke Diver a physically and mentally demanding program designed to challenge the most elite Firefighters in our profession. In our training we should… Read More

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