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Fire/EMS Reports, Statistics and FAQs

To obtain a copy of a Fire or EMS report
please contact:

Shawn Treloar
Phone: (407)688-5047

Law Firms wishing to send a records request, please mail it to:

Sanford Fire Department
Attn: EMS Office
1303 William Clark Avenue
Sanford, Florida 32771

Statistics for Calendar Year 2023
Total Calls for Service: 13,307

Calls By Type
Fires (Structural, Vehicles, etc:): 190
Rescue/EMS: 7,762
False Alarms: 621
Mutual Aid Given: 2,674
Hazardous Materials: 53
Other Hazards: 101
All Other Types: 1,918

Calls By Unit
Battalion 31: 809
Tower 31: 1,637
Engine 31: 4,172
Engine 32: 3,819
Engine 38: 2,489
Dive unit 31: 21
Boat 31: 12 – ATV 31: 17
Rescue 31: 3,650 – Transports: 2,265
Rescue 32: 3,524 – Transports: 1,894
Rescue 38: 2,339 – Transports: 1,235  Community Paramedicine: 271
Other : 32

Frequently Asked Questions

There are several types of Smoke Detectors available. Each has a very specific purpose and method of detecting products of combustion. Please consult with your supplier or our Fire Prevention Division to ensure you choose the correct type.

Building Address Signage

The address numbers for commercial buildings are required to be at least 6 INCHES in height and must be displayed in a clear, conspicuous space on the building, be of contrasting color to the building, and must be easily viewed from the opposite side of the street.  This assist the responding personnel in locating your correct location in the event of an emergency

Fire Extinguishers, Fire Sprinkler Systems, Hood Suppression Systems

Typically, a 2A10BC rated fire extinguisher is required. Kitchens with a hood suppression system, an additional K rated fire extinguisher is required. Buildings classified as Industrial require a 4A60BC rated extinguisher.   

One properly rated fire extinguisher for every 3000 square feet of space, and/or one properly rated fire extinguisher for every 75 feet of travel. If you are unsure of the correct type of extinguisher for your location, please consult your fire extinguisher supplier.

Fire extinguishers: Annually, by a certified Fire Protection contractor  
Sprinkler systems: Annually, by a certified Fire Sprinkler contractor 
Hood Suppression systems: Every 6 months, the system must be serviced, cleaned, inspected and re-certified by a certified Hood Suppression System contractor. 

Yes. The panel should be labeled, clearly identifying each circuit.  This will decrease the amount of time it would take to isolate the power to an area if there was an electrical or equipment problem

Flammable or Combustible Fuel / Liquid Storage

ALL flammable or combustible fuels / liquids are required to be stored in approved, labeled containers

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