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Volunteer Fire Departments

Leon County EMS is responsible for the administration of the Volunteer Fire Departments (VFD's) in Leon County.  The Leon County EMS Medical director also provides medical direction to the VFD's to ensure smooth operations when VFD first responders and LCEMS crews are on scene together.  If you have any questions about the VFD in your area, please feel free to contact the chief of that department, or call Leon County EMS at (850)606-2100.


Department Head

Phone Number


Chaires – Capitola

P.O. Box 13356

4701 Chaires Cross Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32327



Chief Joe Parks



(850) 508-5362



P.O. Box 15405, Tallahassee, FL 32317


Chief Sean Ruane


(850) 510-8900


Lake Jackson

5329 Tower Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32303


Chief Josh Hebert


(850) 363-3473


Lake Talquin

16614 Blountstown Hwy., Tallahassee, FL 32310


Chief Anthony Metcalf


(850) 566-5778



15210 Mahan Dr., Tallahassee, FL 32308


Chief Gerred Pogge


(850) 445-8730



1555 E. Oakridge Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32305


Chief Richard Meuth


(850) 933-4018



 Link to VFD forms