The South Trail Fire Protection and Rescue Service District is an independent taxing district established by the state legislature to provide fire protection and rescue services to approximately 62,000 residents of a 39-square mile area in south Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida.
The District operates four fire stations, 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. The District never closes and is always operationally ready to respond. Three shifts of 22 firefighters staff four fire engines, a 100 ft. Aerial Platform, one first out utility response pumper, two Advanced Life Support/Non-Transport quick response units, a small rescue boat, and two brush trucks. All of our firefighters are Emergency Medical Technicians; 42 are practicing Paramedics.
In 2022 our crews responded to 12,047 calls for service - including fires, rescues, medical emergencies, hazardous material events, and vehicle crashes.
South Trail Fire & Rescue District
" Who We Are and What We Do"
State of Florida - Office of the Governor (Executive Order Number 20-69)