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Original Feature Posted April 26, 2004 - Re-launched January 28, 2012
Updated March 4, 2017

FLORIDA BOATS
Broward County   Cape Coral   Clearwater   Daytona Beach   Dunedin  
Everglades City   Fort Lauderdale   Fort Myers   Hillsborough Co 
Iona-McGregor   Isle of Capri, Greater Naples   Jacksonville-1 Old FB-1 
Jacksonville-2 M-38    Jacksonville-3 M-40    Jacksonville-4 M-23 & M-39
Longboat Key   Marco Island   Medeira Beach   Miami Beach       
 Miami-City   Miami-Dade 1   Miami-Dade 2   Niceville  
Palm Harbor   Panama City   Pensacola   Port Canaveral   Safety Harbor
Sarasota   St Petersburg   Tampa  Tarpon Springs  Venice  

     
 

FLORIDA FIRE BOATS

 

 

BROWARD COUNTY

Broward County Sheriff's Fire Rescue
"Fireboat 6"
(Retired)
2009 Metalcraft Firestorm 40
Originally 3000 gpm
Now serves are Law Enforcement vessel

 

CAPE CORAL

Cape Coral Fire Department
"Marine 1"
2006 Boston Whaler 27' 500 gpm

 

Cape Coral Fire Department
"Marine 7"
2007 Boston Whaler 27' 500 gpm

 

 

CLEARWATER

 

New Fireboat expected in late 2017

 

 

 

DUNEDIN

Dunedin Fire Department
"Fireboat 60"
2015 Boston Whaler 25' 560 gpm

 

 

DAYTONA

Daytona Beach Fire Department
"Marine 1"
(Retired)

No Longer in Service

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FT LAUDERDALE

Fort Lauderdale Fire Department
"Marine 49"
Boston Whaler 25' Rescue Boat

New Fireboat on order 2017
 

 

 

FORT MYERS

Fort Myers Fire Department
Boston Whaler 25' Fireboat

 

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

Hillsborough County Fire Department
(Ruskin)
"Fireboat 17"

2006 Boston Whaler 27' Fireboat
500 gpm

 

 

 

ISLE OF CAPRI (Greater Naples)

Isle of Capri
(Greater Naples Fire Department)
"Fireboat 90"

2017 36' foot Metal Shark 500 gpm Fireboat

 

 

IONA-McGREGOR

Iona-McGregor Fire Department
"Fireboat 70"
"Rememberance"

2015 32' foot Metal Shark Defiant 1000 gpm Fireboat

 

 

JACKSONVILLE

Jacksonville Fire Department
Fireboat 1
"Eugene Johnson"
 (Retired)
Jacksonville, Florida
69 foot aluminum hull
16' 9" beam, 4' 2" draft, 20 knots speed
7000 gpm
Retired 2008
This boat was replaced by a new Metalcraft 50' fireboat
named the "Jake Godbold"
 

Jacksonville Fire Department
"Marine 38"
"Dr. Robert F. Kiely"
(Originally Marine 1)

Jacksonville's 2010 Firestorm 70 Fireboat "Marine 1"
70'10" LOA, 22' beam. 14,000 gpm
(Photos courtesy of Metal Craft Marine)

Jacksonville Fire Department
"Marine 40"
"Jake M. Godbold"
(Originally Marine 1)
    2007 Metal Craft Fire Storm 50 Fireboat
7,000 gpm
(Photo courtesy of Metal Craft Marine)

 

Jacksonville Fire Department
"Marine 23"
2004 Silver Ships 27' Endeavor Boat.
Approx 1250 gpm
Previously unnumbered
Recently renumbered M-23
Expected to be assigned near Station 23
December 2015

Jacksonville Fire Department
"Marine 39"
Located at Marine Station 39 on the St. John's River near downtown
and the Jacksonville Sports Complex at 1408 Gator Bowl Blvd.
Marine 39 is one of two identical "small" boats purchased in 2004.
Built by Siler Ships in Mobile, Alabama.
The 27' Silver Ships Endeavor is powered by twin Mercury 300 HP outboards
and has a pumping capacity of approx 1,250 GPM.
The boat is shallow draft and fast and is located farthest up the St. John's
of the Jacksonville boats.

(photos Nov 2015)


Jacksonville boat leaves the station for a training exercise.
March 2015

 

LONGBOAT KEY

Longboat Key Fire Department
"Fireboat"
2012 World Cat 32'
550 gpm

 

 

MARCO ISLAND

Marco Island Fire Department
"Fireboat 50"
2014 MetalCraft Firestorm 30
1500 gpm

 

 

MEDEIRA BEACH

Madeira Beach Fire Department
"Marine Unit"
Personal water craft rescue unit.

 

 

MIAMI BEACH

Miami Beach Fire Department
"Fireboat 4"
2016 28' 1000 gpm Fireboat

 

 

CITY OF MIAMI

Miami City Fireboat
"Fireboat 1"
2009 MetalCraft FireStorm 48
Approx4000 gpm

 

Miami City Fireboat
"Fireboat 2"
Approx 25' boat with twin outboards and small fire pump.

 

 

 

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

Miami-Dade County Fireboat
"Fireboat 1"
2007 MetalCraft FireStorm 50
50' 5" LOA  -  15' 10" Beam  -  Draft 25"
40 Knots
Excess of 7,000 GPM from two pumps
Approx 150 gallons of AFFF, 4 deckguns
Miami-Dade County Fireboats protect some 84 miles of coastline
and approximately 700 Sq Miles of some of the most active water
in the country.

 

Miami-Dade County Fireboat
"Fireboat 2"
2009 MetalCraft FireStorm 36
39' 2" LOA  -  13' Beam  -  Draft 22"
39 Knots
Excess of 4,800  GPM from two pumps
Approx 70 gallons of AFFF, 4 deckguns
Miami-Dade County Fireboats protect some 84 miles of coastline
and approximately 700 Sq Miles of some of the most active water
in the country.

Several other small boats are also operated by Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue.

 


 

NICEVILLE

Niceville Fire Department
"Marine 1"

27' Boston Whaler Guardian
Twin 250 hp Mercury outboards
Fire pump with deckgun and manifold

 

PALM HARBOR

Palm Harbor Fire Department
"Fireboat 68"

2017 Ameracat 32' Fire Rescue Boat
Mercury outboard

 

 


 

PANAMA CITY

Panama City Fire Department
"Marine 421"

27' Pacific aluminum boat
with twin Yamaha 200 HP outboards.
The boat has a 750 gpm fire pump and deckgun.
It also supports Dive Team operations.


 

 

PENSACOLA

Pensacola Fire Department
"Fireboat 1"

2013 MetalCraft FireStorm 32
36' LOA
2000 GPM

 

 

PORT OF CANAVERAL

Port Canaveral Fireboat
"Fireboat 1"
2011 MetalCraft FireStorm 36
1750 GPM
(Guest photos Ben Dottridge - Mar 2014)

 

 

SAFETY HARBOR

Safety Harbor Fire Department
"Fireboat 52"

Safety Harbor's 25' Boston Whaler 500 gpm Fireboat.


 

SARASOTA

Sarasota County operates a fireboat

 
 

ST PETERSBURG

St. Petersburg Fire Department
 "Fireboat 11"

St. Petersburg Fireboat 11 is a 27' Boston Whaler Vigilant
with a 500 gpm pump.


 

TAMPA

Tampa Fire Department
"Fireboat 1"
"Patriot"

Tampa took delivery of their Firestorm 70 Fireboat in 2009.
The "Patriot" is 69'6" LOA and 22'10" beam, with 34" draft.
The pumping capacity is 14,000 gpm.
It has a 500 gallon AFFF tank.

 

Tampa Fire Department
"Fireboat 2"
"Richard D Santmyer"

Tampa Fireboat "Richard D. Santmyer"
1993 Sea Ark
32' LOA - 1250 GPM
Triple Mercury 250 HP outboards.

 

 

TARPON SPRINGS

Tarpon Springs Fire Department
"Fireboat 71"

Tarpon Springs 25' Boston Whaler 500 gpm Fireboat.

 

 

 

VENICE

Venice Fire Department
 "Fireboat 51"

The Venice Fire Department operates this 2012 Boston Whaler 32'
Fire Rescue boat with a 500 gpm pump.
Twin Mercury 300 hp.

 

 

 

 

 


 

  Florida

FLORIDA BOATS
Broward County   Cape Coral   Clearwater   Daytona Beach   Dunedin  
Everglades City   Fort Lauderdale   Fort Myers   Hillsborough Co 
Iona-McGregor   Isle of Capri, Greater Naples   Jacksonville-1 Old FB-1 
Jacksonville-2 M-38    Jacksonville-3 M-40    Jacksonville-4 M-23 & M-39
Longboat Key   Marco Island   Medeira Beach   Miami Beach       
 Miami-City   Miami-Dade 1   Miami-Dade 2   Niceville  
Palm Harbor   Panama City   Pensacola   Port Canaveral   Safety Harbor
Sarasota   St Petersburg   Tampa  Tarpon Springs  Venice  

 

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