Levy County Department of Public Safety is a comprehensive emergency response organization including emergency medical services (EMS) and fire services for the citizens and visitors of Levy County, Florida.
Levy County EMS is the sole ambulance provider based in Levy County. The County EMS Fleet consists of seven Advanced Life Support (ALS) transport units operating out of stations located in key locations throughout the County. Each ALS transport crew consists of one EMT-Paramedic and one EMT-Basic working a 24/48 schedule.
Levy County Fire provides fire suppression to unincorporated areas of the County operating out of three active stations; Rosewood, Fowlers Bluff, and Morriston. Typically, these stations are staffed during daytime hours with volunteer coverage during overnight hours.
Levy County is a rural community located on the Northwest Gulf Coast of Florida with a population density of 36.48 people per square mile. The Department serves a population of 40,801 permanent residents in addition to a large population of seasonal residents and tourists in a geographic area of 1,118 square miles. This area is primarily an agricultural community, with the highest population density concentrated in the cities of Williston, Bronson, and Chiefland.
On October 10, 2023, Levy County Public Safety along with Chiefland Fire Rescue participated in fire prevention training with Kountry Kids Daycare in Chiefland. This week is fire prevention week and today we taught the children how to stop, drop, and roll, what a smoke alarm sounds like, and what they should do if they […]
On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, members of the LCDPS team got together for mandatory quarterly training. This quarter, the Department focused on airway training and hosted an Airway Rodeo. This was a fun way to do some training while throwing in a little competition with those that wanted to have a little more […]