Firefighter for a Day 2019



      The Firefighter For a Day Event is a free public event designed to allow people of all ages to see, interact and learn about the services provided by Alachua County Fire Rescue. As professional Firefighters/EMTs and Paramedics, we often do not get to interact with our community as our presence in the community is usually an indication of a crisis.  This is an opportunity for young and old alike to learn about the organization. Please consider coming out and spending a couple hours allowing us to show you some of the amazing group of people and equipment that provide emergency services to our community.

      If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a county program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua           County Equal Opportunity Office at (352) 374-5275 at least two business days prior to the event. TDD users, please call 711 ( Florida Relay Service)


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    •  Tour a front line Fire Truck or Ambulance

      Watch a demonstration utilizing the "Jaws of Life"

      Get to spray a Fire Hose

      Try on Fire Gears

      Watch a CPR demonstration

      Watch a Search and Rescue Demonstration

      Learn about the challenges and rewards of the career in Fire Rescue

       Have a question you have always wanted to ask    about emergency services ?  We have an answer       ( We hope :)