Station Emergencies

After hours or weekend emergencies, please call in this order;

  • Bert Crawford, Station Operations Manager: (863) 414-5142.
  • Hilary Swain, Executive Director, cell: (863) 414-5141

Emergency Numbers

  • AMBULANCE SERVICE: 911
  • SHERIFF’S OFFICE: 911
  • STRUCTURAL FIRES: 911; then call Station Operations Manager (863) 414-5142 and Executive Director (863) 414-5140
  • WILDLAND FIRES: Call Station Land Manager (863) 414-5144 or Station Operations Manager (863) 414-5142; if neither available, call Division of Forestry (863) 462-5163

Medical Emergencies

  • FLORIDA HOSPITAL; 1210 North U.S. 27, Lake Placid, (863) 465-3777 (9.7 miles north of U.S. 27 & Hwy 70 intersection, hospital on west side of U.S. 27)
  • Highlands Regional Medical Center; 3600 South Highlands Avenue, Sebring, (863) 385-6101 (16.9 miles north of US 27 and Hwy 70 intersection, hospital on west side of US 27)
  • POISON INFORMATION CENTER; Tampa General Hospital, (813) 253-444