Fire Department

Port Richey Fire Department vehicles past and present.

The Port Richey Fire Department is an innovative and diverse department consisting of:

1 – Chief

6 – Paid Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technicians

20 – Volunteer Fire Fighters

15 – Part-Time Fire Fighters

Through this website, we will provide the citizens, businesses, and visitors of the City of Port Richey with information about the services provided by the Port Richey Fire Department.

We value the history and tradition of the City of Port Richey Fire Department; as well we strive to maintain the respect and honor of the Fire Service.

The City of Port Richey Fire Department is committed to ensuring the public has a mechanism in which to report an emergency, receive a quick and effective fire and rescue response and are aided to the extent necessary to cope with and/or overcome their emergency crisis; To continue to evaluate community risks and the department’s capabilities and service delivery to insure optimum emergency prevention and response.  To educate the public in the means to access the emergency response system, minimize exposure to hazardous situations, prepare for a personal/individual emergency and or community disaster, and prevent fires and injuries; to enforce applicable codes and ordinances necessary for the health and safety of citizens and visitors.  To coordinate, develop, exercise, and implement a comprehensive emergency management system that includes mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.

Should you have questions or concerns about our department please contact us by calling 727-816-1929 or email me at g.decanio@cityofportrichey.com.

Thank you again for viewing our website and I hope you found it to be informative and I encourage you to check back for updated information about our department.

Sincerely,

Gerard DeCanio

Police & Fire Chief

 

Contact Information

Gerard DeCanio, Chief
Fire Department Main Number 727-816-1910
Non-Emergency Number 727-816-1929
Fax 727-816-1928