Celebrate 25 Years with MC Fire Rescue at a Free Family-Fun Event

October 18, 2019

Martin County has been recognized as a leader for fire and EMS, not only locally, but throughout the state and nation. Join us Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Public Safety Complex, located at 800 SE Monterey Road in Stuart to see how we've advanced from a volunteer department to a full-service fire agency!

What did Martin County Fire Rescue look like 25 years ago? Experience history as you walk through the Martin County Fire Rescue Heritage Room, see the 9/11 World Trade Center Steel Artifact and explore Martin County fire apparatus, including the LifeStar helicopter, Hazmat equipment, Engine and Rescue 16, Ladder 33, Brush Truck 22, Tanker 18, Ocean Rescue Jet Ski and Gator and the historic fire engine.

Want to find out what it's like to be in the Emergency Operations and 9-1-1 Dispatch centers? Take a tour and learn from the experts!

Interested in our public safety partners? Visit with staff from the Florida Forestry Service, St. Lucie County Fire District, Stuart Police and Fire departments, U.S. Coast Guard, Martin County Sheriff's Office, Florida Wildlife Commission and many more!

Schedule of Events

  • 10:00 AM - Children's Area Open: Combat challenge, bucket brigade, bunker drills with firefighters Emergency Operations Center & 911 Dispatch Center Tours through 3:00 PM

  • 10:50 AM - Opening Ceremony: Chief Schobel, Board Chair Ed Ciampi

  • 11:30 AM - Burn Box/Live Fire Demonstration

  • 12:00 PM - Extrication Demonstration

Vendors at the event include Indian River State College, Safe Space, Tykes & Teens, AT&T, PHI Air Medical, Faith Paton, Skin Care, Sexual Assault Program, Safe Kids, Explorer Program, IAFF, United Way, FDOT and the Martin County Combat Challenge Team.

This event would not be possible without the generous support from our gold sponsor, Martin County Firefighters and Paramedics Local 2959 and silver sponsors O'Donnell Impact Windows, Kauffs of Fort Pierce, Neurostrive Hydration & Med Spa.

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About Martin County Fire Rescue

Martin County Fire Rescue (MCFR) is a full-service agency - fire suppression, emergency medical services, beach and ocean safety and special operations including hazardous materials response, fire inspection and investigation, emergency management, public education as well as many other services. MCFR's mission is to protect lives, property and the environment with safety, integrity, and excellence.