The Inverness Fire Department (IFD) is a combination of full and part-time
paid professionals, supplemented by volunteers. All members are
dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of the Inverness Community
to include residents, business owners and visitors.
Department goals are to deliver highly trained personnel and resources
when and where required.The staff seeks to serve as role models,
responding to community needs, and providing timely service. You will find
IFD members involved in many City events, activities and festivals.
The Inverness Fire Department Service Program includes:
- Fire Suppression 24/7 to the community
- Support EMS with a Basic Life Support first response crew
- Community Involvement
- Provide Fire Prevention Education
- Conduct Fire Inspections on local businesses
- Review building plans for new commercial structures.
105 S. Apopka Ave. Inverness, Fl 34452
Fire Chief: Steve Marfongella
Phone: (352) 341-7845
About your Chief
Steve Marfongella has a firefighting career that spans more than 25 years. Chief Marfongella achieved an A.S. Degree in Fire Safety and a B.S. Degree in Public Safety. He began his career as a Volunteer Firefighter, moved onward to become a Firefighter/Paramedic as well as a Fire Academy Instructor. We welcome him to our community and look for a long tenure.
Steve MarfongellaFire ChiefPhone: Office: (352) 726-2611 ext 1701, Cell (352) 419-3115
John MendezFirefighter / Emergency Medical TechnicianPhone: 352-341-7845
Edward CastelliFirefighter/ Emergency Medical TechnicianPhone: 352-341-7845
David JamesFirefighter / ParamedicPhone: 352-341-7845
Non Emergency Fire HousePhone: 352-341-7845
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