The City of Fort Myers is located on the southwest coast of Florida approximately 100 miles south of
Tampa. Situated on the south bank of the Caloosahatchee River, Fort Myers is the oldest city in Lee County.
The Fort Myers Fire Department protects a population of more than 65,000 residents providing a variety of services including fire suppression, Advanced Life Support (ALS), hazardous materials response, technical rescue response, water rescue, marine firefighting, public safety education, fire code enforcement and plan review, and emergency management. The department operates 6 stations covering an area of nearly 50 square miles.
The Fire Department is made up of 5 divisions.