100 W. Norton Ave.
Fax: (352) 357-2349
Emergencies Requiring Police, Fire, or Ambulance:
Fire Chief Mike Swanson
Established in 1883, The Eustis Fire Department serves an 11.8 square mile area, with a population of more than 19,000. Based upon the average response time, equipment, dispatching services, water flow, service area, and the professional training of department personnel, the City's current ISO rating is a "2".
Under the direction of Fire Chief Michael Swanson, the department provides administrative, inspection, rescue, and suppression services to our community. Additionally, the department provides vehicle extrication services. Typically, the Eustis Fire Department responds to over 4,000 calls per year.Interlocal Services
In accordance with the terms of an interlocal agreement with the City of Mount Dora and the City of Tavares, the department provides automatic response on all automatic alarms and structure fires within this neighboring city; a separate interlocal agreement with Lake County also provides for fire response and assistance within a defined service district outside the city limits. Through mutual aid agreements, the department stands ready to assist the City of Umatilla and the State of Florida, upon request.
Lightweight Truss Symbol
Florida Statute, Section 633.027, requires the owner of any commercial, industrial or multiunit residential structure of three units or more constructed of light-frame trusses, to install a symbol adopted by rule of the State Fire Marshal’s Office.
Fire Inspection Division
The department has an Inspection Division to ensure safety for the businesses in the city. The Florida Fire Prevention Code mandates that all occupancies are to be inspected on an annual basis. If you are a local business and would like information regarding what an inspection entails, please contact the Eustis Fire Department (contact information above).
If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to call the department or e-mail an inspector.