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Welcome to the Lakeland Fire Department

Vision Statement

To be the best public safety organization focused on providing superior service. 

Mission Statement

Ensure the health, safety, and well being of our community through servant leadership in a positive organizational culture. 

Providing Quality Service

Just as the City of Lakeland has grown to be a dynamic city, the Lakeland Fire Department is constantly changing to meet the diverse needs of the community. The men and women of the department are committed to providing skilled responses to any type of emergency. Our department also prides itself on the proactive efforts we take to prevent injuries, loss of lives, and loss of property.  Through continuous training, efficient and effective operations, advanced equipment, and a commitment to our mission, we are prepared to meet the changing needs of our City by providing quality prevention practices and emergency services.

Fully Involved: What it means to be a Lakeland Firefighter

Do you know what it really means to be a Firefighter? Do you ever wonder if you have what it takes? Learn about an exciting career in the emergency response field directly from some of Lakeland's Firefighters. This film highlights the diverse work Firefighters do; it's so much more than just fighting fires! Through the Firefighter's personal stories, you'll also get to learn more about the Lakeland Fire Department and the rewards of serving the community.