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Gainesville Fire Rescue Department (GFR)

Fire Assessment Questions? Use the link to the left. 

Message from Fire Chief Gene Prince

Gainesville Fire Rescue has been saving lives and property since 1882. The department's 145 firefighters and 15 emergency vehicles respond to over 15,000 calls a year. We invite you to learn about our department with the links to the left.  From Operations to Support Services to Risk Reduction, GFR is dedicated to providing excellent service with well-trained, caring personnel.

              GFR Command Staff                  

Left to Right: Assistant Chief Jeff Lane, Assistant Chief JoAnne Rice, Deputy Chief Tim Hayes, Fire Chief Gene Prince

(Congratulations to Deputy Chief Hayes who was selected in April 2013 as the Fire Chief for the City of Cape Coral, FL!)


 GFR Organizational Chart

Service Contact  

Director/Manager: Gene Prince, Fire Chief



1025 NE 13th Street
Gainesville, Florida


Phone: 352-334-5078

Fax:  352-334-2529



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