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About Pasco County Fire Rescue
Pasco County Fire Rescue began as a career fire department in 1974. Fire stations and facilities are spread through out Pasco County, and cover approximately 764 square miles serving a population of over 470,00 people. At this time, the department provides fire protection covering all of unincorporated Pasco County, including the cities of Dade City, San Antonio and Saint Leo. Pasco County Fire Rescue also provides advanced life support level emergency medical ambulance services to the entire county.

The department operates out of 28 stations with approximately 420 paid professionals and over 210 volunteers, along with a support staff of approximately 65 people, which include administration, ambulance billing, supply and emergency communications. The department is a cross-trained agency in which all paid fire fighters are required to be trained as EMT's or paramedics. The department's insurance services organization rating is 4/9.

Additional Information
For more history about Fire Departments in Pasco County visit the History of Pasco County, Florida website.