Bonita Springs Firefighters
IAFF Local 3444

Proudly serving the citizens of Bonita Springs, Florida

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About Bonita Springs Firefighters


It is the mission of the Bonita Springs Fire Control and Rescue District to preserve life and property and promote public safety through strong leadership, management, professionalism, and integrity.


To Residents:

We owe the residents of Bonita Springs the highest quality service possible, characterized by responsiveness, integrity, and professionalism. We will continually strive for quality improvement.

To The District:

We owe the Bonita Springs Fire Control and Rescue District our full commitment and dedication. We will always look beyond the traditional scope of our individual positions to promote teamwork and safe organizational effectiveness.

To Each Other:

We owe each other a working environment characterized by trust and respect for the individual, fostering open and honest communication at all levels.

To Ourselves:

We owe ourselves personal and professional growth. We will seek new knowledge and greater challenges and strive to be at the leading edge of our profession.


The District will focus its efforts on responding rapidly and safely to emergencies, providing appropriate interventions, community outreach, and rigorous training to constantly improve our safety, skills, and readiness.


  • Develop or improve our organization to effectively administer and manage the resources of the District.
  • Develop or improve a system for minimizing the impact of fires, disasters, and other emergencies on life and property.
  • Provide an effective Emergency Medical Service to lessen the morbidity and mortality of the sick or injured.
  • Provide an effective Fire Prevention and Public Education System to improve the quality of the lives and safety of the citizens we protect.
  • All personnel and staff will do their best, enjoy their job, and promote safety for themselves, their co-workers, and the organization.

News & Information

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Florida Firefighter Cancer Coverage

May 03, 2019
HISTORY has been made. Our Governor, Ron DeSantis, has signed our Cancer Coverage Bill into law......effective July 1, 2019.

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Marc Weiss

May 02, 2019
If you would please support our brother Marc Weiss....he has recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

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National PrepareAthon Day

Apr 22, 2019
April 30th is National PrepareAthon Day. So lets talk about preparing to evacuate your home. If you have to evacuate in an emergency, you aren’t going to have much time to hit the outdoor supply store and pack. One way to protect your family is to keep a “go-bag” packed for these emergencies.

In Our Community

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2019 Bonita Springs July 4th Parade

Jul 28, 2019
Bonita Springs 4th of July Parade Sponsored by Bonita Springs Professional Firefighters Local 3444

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MDA Boot Drive - Local 3444 Leads the Way in Lee County

Jul 22, 2019
Now that the MDA Boot Drives have ended in Southwest Florida, it’s safe to say that Bonita Springs Fire is once again #1 in Lee County! It was another record-breaking year with a grand total of $45,345!!

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Fourth of July Celebration

Jul 05, 2019
Fourth of July in Bonita Springs is always awesome!

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Learn CPR

Jun 14, 2019
We received this heartfelt email today from the wife of one of our cardiac patients! Great job to LT Andy Riggenbach, FF Ryan Francis, and FF Elliot Wilson. We're proud of your hard work and diligence!

Parade Form

Aug 22, 2018

Our Charities

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Fill the Boot

Since 1954, IAFF members have shown an unwavering commitment to defeating muscular dystrophy and related life-threatening diseases.

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