Today Englewood was notified on the Island's desire to use Charlotte County for first-responder fire and EMS service. Talks with the County will start shortly regarding 24/7 staffing at Station 10. The transition to Charlotte County Fire and EMS (CCFEMS) is under review and will occur no later than January 1, 2015.
Please see Island fire service returning to Charlotte on Page ES5 of (article below)
Island fire service returning to CharlotteENGLEWOOD — The Englewood Area Fire Control District decided Wednesday to end fire-protection service to the bridgeless barrier islands.