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Fire Department Programs 

To schedule any of our programs, please contcat us at 239-283-0030 or use the Contact Us tap. 

Heartsaver CPR/AED 

This class is a hands on based, instructor-led course that teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking in adults, children, and infants. This course teaches skills with the American Heart Association research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills. 

This certification is valid for 2-years. 

For payment, please use the I Want to.. tap and navigate to Make a Payment. 

Blood Pressure Checks 

Stop at any of our four fire stations to have your blood pressure checked.

Community Participation/Engagement 

The District participates and engages in many community events.

Once a year, the District host an Open House to the public to highlight the work and equipment they provide. Other events that the District provides annually are an Easter Egg Hunt and December Holiday Festivities.

We also offer the following:

December Holiday Events: Your firefighters can deliver Santa and Mrs. Claus to holiday events on the fire truck.

Halloween safety: During that time crews will be out handing out glow neckless for safety to be more visible at night.

School’s Back in Session: This program puts firefighters out at busy intersections on the first day of school, first day after a break, etc. They hold banners reminding drivers to slow down and watch out for children.

Parade Participation: Fire apparatus are able to participate at parade events throughout the community.

School Visits: Life and Life Safety information is presented to the students. The objective is to allow children to encounter firefighters is a positive setting, with the hope that they’ll not hide during a fire. The presentation wraps-up with a tour of the fire engine and spraying our fire hose! We will leave activity bags for each student to take home, which includes fire safety activities. Many times crews will surprise kids and serve lunch to interact with the students.

Firefighter Visits:  Our firefighters can participate in a variety of events going on within the community.

Fire Station & Apparatus Tours 

Fire Station tours are offered at all our fire stations. Appointments are preferred. Participants are led through the stations to see where the firefighter’s live for their 24-hour shift.

Equipment and apparatus tours are presented to an audience at events, schools, or fire stations throughout the District. Children have a chance to become acquainted with the apparatus, fire hose, medicine, and tools. Everyone will have the opportunity to ask the firefighters questions.


Pet Finder Window Stickers 

Your fire department provides pet finder stickers to residents upon request. Stickers should be placed on window/s. The stickers alert first responders about how many pets are in the home and what kind.

Smoke Alarms 

If you need assistance changing your fire alarm battery or installing them, let us know. We are here to assist.

Car Seat Installation 

Certified Car Seat Technicians provide education to caregivers and assist in the installation of car seats for infants, toddlers and young children. We ask the public to make appointments for their car seat installation assistance . 

Safe Haven 

“Safe Haven” is a safety net for both the mother and the newborn infant. It allows mothers, fathers or whoever is in possession of an unharmed newborn, approximately seven days old or less, to leave them with someone at Safe Havens: any hospital, staffed fire rescue station, or staffed emergency medical service station, with no questions asked, totally anonymous, free from fear of prosecution.

All four fire stations within the Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District qualify.

Safe Place 

Safe Place is a national youth outreach and prevention program for young people under the age of 18 (up to 21 years of age in some communities) in need of immediate help and safety. As a collaborative community prevention initiative, Safe Place designates businesses and organizations as Safe Place locations, making help readily available to youth in communities across the country. Safe Place locations include: libraries, YMCAs, fire stations, public buses, various businesses, and social service facilities.

All four fire stations within the Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District qualify.

Fire Extinguisher Training 

Hands-on live fire extinguisher training is given to an audience to explain how to use a fire extinguisher, the different types of extinguishers available. We will let you practice once the education part is completed. 

Sharps Program 

Collection of used needles at any of our four Fire Stations. “Sharps” containers can be  dropped off and replaced at no charge.

File of Life 

The File of Life is a form stored in a magnetic envelope which is intended to be placed on the refrigerator. Once completed, the form provides medical information on allergies, medications, and more to emergency medical providers. The form can be completed for up to two people. The File of Life is available at the Main fire Station located at the Pine Island center. 

Post-Fire Pet Adoption Program 

This program is to assist families who have lost a pet in a structure fire. The adoption fee through Lee County Domestic Animal Service will be waived when the family is ready for a new pet. The program offer will be valid for one year from the date of the fire. Applicants must also complete a pet adoption application and meet the Lee County Domestic Animal Services adoptions criteria.

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