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Hurricane Irma

As we continue our recovery and cleanup efforts, please visit the Emergency website for the latest information on openings and closings in Miami-Dade County.

About Fire Rescue

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) has grown into one of the top 10 largest fire-rescue departments in the United States with an annual operating budget of $361 million and a $54 million five-year capital plan. MDFR is staffed by 2,429 employees; of which, almost 2,000 are uniformed firefighters.

Always Ready, Proud to Serve

Mission Statement: We protect people, property and the environment by providing proactive responsive professional and humanitarian fire rescue services essential to public health, safety and well-being.


See the Department of Fire Rescue's achievements for the past years.

Brochures and Publications

See the brochures and publications released by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department.

Employee and Community Affairs Division (ECAD)

The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Employee and Community Affairs Division (ECAD) provides supportive employee and community outreach programs to MDFR employees and the Miami-Dade residents we serve.

Executive Staff

The Fire Chief manages all Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) personnel and operations with the assistance of his Executive Staff. In unison, this key group of public safety professionals is responsible for determining department goals with respect to the needs of our community and the safety of our personnel.

Forms & Checklist

See forms and checklists related to permits, fire alarms, and more.

Photo Gallery

Check out Miami-Fire Rescue's photo gallery.

Media Relations

The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) Media Relations Office provides lifesaving public safety information to the residents and visitors of Miami-Dade County, while promoting increased community awareness of the many services the department offers.

Special Operations

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) offers specialized emergency response services to residents and visitors within the County, and when called upon, MDFR extends our capabilities beyond our borders to aid in mitigation of complex incidents at the State, National and International level.

Table of Organization

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue functional responsibilities and reporting relationships

Training Facility

The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Training Facility is a multi-use, state-of-the-art complex.

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