Phone: Administration: 239-433-0080 / Prevention-Inspections: 239-482-8030
South Trail Fire & Rescue District
  • 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 55-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. Three shifts of 22 firefighters staff three engines, a 75-foot ladder truck, and three rescue trucks. All firefighters are Emergency Medical Technicians; 37 are practicing Paramedics. Most district fire trucks provide Advanced Life Support level of care for medical emergencies. 

    In 2020 our crews responded to 9,186 calls--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)



    Battalion Chief Anderson

    Congratulations to Battalion Chief Todd Anderson! South Trail Fire Department is pleased to announce the promotion of Todd Anderson from Captain/Paramedic to Battalion Chief/Paramedic for “A” shift. BC Anderson brings his drive and experience as he has been riding on a fire engine for over 26 years, a company officer for 10 years, and the union DVP. Friends and coworkers came this morning to 61 to cheer him on as he removed his bunker gear from the Captain’s seat one last time. Fire family forever!


    Please help us to congratulate FF Matthew Whatley with “finally”testing out of his probationary status and getting his official Firefighter helmet shield


    South Trail Fire Department is pleased to announce the promotion of Dusty Turner, Steven Powell, and Brad Schinke from Firefighter to Engineer.

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South Trail Fire and Rescue District
5531 Halifax Ave.
Fort Myers, FL 33912
  Administration: 239-433-0080 / Prevention-Inspections: 239-482-8030

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