Fire Rescue Department

1040 South Florida Ave.
Rockledge, FL 32955

(321) 633-2056

Fax: (321) 633-2057

Hours of Operation
Day Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED
Address and Phone

Fire Rescue Department

1040 South Florida Ave.
Rockledge, FL 32955

(321) 633-2056

Fax: (321) 633-2057

Hours of Operation
Day Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED

Brevard County Fire Rescue Emergency Medical Services

Orlando J Dominguez, Junior

Assistant Chief of EMS Operations
Orlando J. Dominguez, Jr.

Thank you for visiting our website and allowing us an opportunity to share with you a snapshot of Brevard County Fire Rescue's Emergency Medical Service (EMS) system. Brevard County Fire Rescue's EMS system is the sole 911 ambulance provider in Brevard County. What makes this system one of the top EMS providers in the state is: 31 EMS transport units, advanced medical equipment, progressive medical protocols, an unwavering commitment to continuous quality improvement, and professional dedicated men and women who are ready to serve you, should you ever need Emergency Medical Services. Regardless if it's a medical or traumatic emergency, a man-made or natural disaster, rest assured that when seconds count, you can count on us!

Medical Director

Doctor Mcpherson

Dr. John McPherson serves as the current Medical Director for Brevard County Fire Rescue. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Dr. McPherson completed his training in Emergency Medicine at the University of Florida-Jacksonville where he continued to work with EM residents as an assistant professor supervising emergency medicine and aero-medical training. He has been an active participant in the training of EMS providers and a promotion of the profession since the 1980's.

EMS Total Quality Management

Man looking over quality assurance results on a computer.

EMS Total Quality Management system is an integral part of all aspects of patient care. In addition, the division uses the Lean Six Sigma methodology as part of its total quality management system and continuous improvement initiatives.

These areas include documentation, Advanced and Basic life support skills, patient assessment and compliance to standing orders. This division ensures that EMS delivery provided by the department meets approved State and local mandated standards, keeps abreast of changes and advances in the medical community, and continues to provide quality service and promote medical advancements as they occur within Fire EMS.

Mobile Integrated Healthcare

Brevard County Fire Rescue Community Healthcare Services car.

The goal of the Brevard County Fire Rescue department is to ensure that our citizens and guests receive the best emergency care possible during an emergency. It is important to ensure that the appropriate resources are dispatched to those in need of assistance. There are some instances when emergency services are not needed; nevertheless, the caller may require some non-medical assistance. The Community Health Resource Program (CHRP) was created to meet those demands as part of a mobile integrated healthcare system. The goal is to provide the necessary resources to those individuals who don't have an emergent medical need yet may need assistance in obtaining shelter, meals, prescription medications, and other non-medical needs.

Community Outreach & Education

Person performing C P R on a practice dummy.

Push for Life, Stop the Bleed

Since January 2017, Brevard County Fire Rescue's Office of EMS has been hosting an hour-long class for all county employees every other month on Hands-Only CPR and hemorrhage control as part of their "Push for Life, Stop the Bleed" initiative. Hands only CPR is a quick and effective way to help maximize survival of a person suffering from sudden cardiac arrest. The class demonstrates the benefits and techniques associated with Hands-Only CPR along with several methods of how to control hemorrhage in the work place. The class has been streamlined by EMS Community Health Resource Coordinator, Tiffany Chetta, who hopes to expand the program into the community in the future. For more information, please contact the Office of EMS.

Notice of Privacy Practices

Brevard County Fire Rescue is required by law to maintain the privacy of certain confidential health care information, known as Protected Health Information or PHI, and to provide you with a notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your PHI.

2015 Florida Emergency Medical Services Provider of the Year

"This is statewide recognition of the hard work, dedication and professionalism of our EMS Division and of our commitment to the welfare, well being and safety of our community,"
Fire Rescue Chief Mark Schollmeyer

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