Fort Myers Beach Fire Department

The Fort Myers Beach Fire Department is located in Southwest Lee County, Florida, covering the islands of Estero and San Carlos, as well as nearby areas. Our team provides services to over 1.8 million visitors each year, as well as a peak season resident population of over 40,000. Fort Myers Beach is a well-known and highly frequented Spring Break destination for visitors around the world. The Fort Myers Beach Fire Department protects these unique barrier islands, parts of the mainland along the Gulf of Mexico, as well as other areas in Southwest Florida through an automatic aid and closest unit response system. The Fort Myers Beach Fire Department provides a variety of services to include a multitude of fire suppression activities, Emergency Medical Advanced Life Support (ALS) on all apparatus, ambulance transport, technical rescue, hazardous materials incident response, and a variety of other emergency and non-emergency services.


Strategic Planning Outreach

Dear Fort Myers Beach Neighbors:

Take Advantage of Two Opportunities to Make Your Voice Count!

The Fort Myers Beach Fire Control and Rescue District is currently undergoing the development of a three to five year strategic planning process. Your input is critically important as we develop this plan and as we implement it over the next several years.

You may help us in this effort by filling out a quick online survey and/or attending a community meeting.

Online Survey

The deadline for submission of the survey is Friday, December 3rd at midnight.

Community Meeting

The Community Meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 30th from 5:30-7:00pm remotely via Zoom. Participants are asked register in advance for this meeting by clicking on the below link:

Dr. Margaret Banyan is facilitating this process.  Please contact Dr. Banyan at or 239-707-0674 with any questions that you may have.



Lee County COVID-19 Documents



COVID-19 Public Service Announcements:



1) Protecting Yourself; Dr. Joe Lemmons, FMBFD & Lee County EMS Medical Director

2) Why Masks Save Lives; Bill Nye “The Science Guy”

3) Masks in the Age of COVID-19; Dr. Kenneth Scheppke Florida State EMS Director

Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Hurricane Preparedness Guide 2021

This area is under construction.

The Mission of the Fort Myers Beach Fire Department is to honorably serve our community by providing caring, compassionate service through devoted professionals.

Ask The Chief

The Fort Myers Beach Fire Department is dedicated to being at the center of our community needs.  Please use this link to ask our Fire Chief any questions you may have and help our organization continually improve.

Subscribe to The Scoop!

To keep updated on what is happening in our department and community, please subscribe to “The Scoop” to receive updates from the Fire Chief!


Team Members wanted!

Check here for the latest opportunities.

Contractor Portal

Online Permitting / Payment

Submit permit applications, check the status of a permit, and make payments online.


Click here for the FMBFD Schedule of Fees.

Rental Property Registration & Contact Update Form

Registration form for rental properties, as well as contact update form.

Patient Survey

care survey iconFort Myers Beach Fire Department is committed to providing our citizens with outstanding pre-hospital emergency medical care. The EMS survey asks about the level of care you recently received from our EMS professionals. We appreciate your time and thank you for your feedback.