Left to right: BCFR Project Coordinator Fay Cushnie, Washington Nationals Director of Game Day Operations & Stadium Security Dave McConnell, Washington Nationals Director of Florida Operations Thomas Bell, BCFR Fire Chief Mark Schollmeyer, BCFR Assistant Chief of EMS Ops Orlando Dominguez, BCFR Project Coordinator Stephanie Cotton, and BCFR Project Coordinator Francesca Basinger
In the Spotlight at Brevard County Fire Rescue
On March 28, 2016, BCFR Chief Mark Schollmeyer and Assistant Chief of EMS Operations Orlando Dominguez presented a plaque to the Washington Nationals for cooperative EMS efforts during the team's 11 years of spring training baseball at Brevard County's Space Coast Stadium.
To find out what measures Brevard County Fire Rescue is taking to protect our citizens from the Zika Virus, visit our Emergency Medical Services section.
Brevard County Fire Rescue Named Top EMS Provider in Florida
Brevard County Fire Rescue has been selected EMS Provider of the Year (2015) by the State of Florida Division of EMS. Read more below...
The Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Provider of the Year Award recognizes EMS organizations for outstanding commitment to EMS service delivery. The prestigious award honors a licensed EMS provider that:
- Participates in the Florida Pre-hospital EMS Tracking and Reporting System (EMSTARS);
- Ccurrently has no administrative action pending from the Department of Health;
- Has assumed a leadership role in the Florida EMS system and community;
- Has demonstrated outstanding initiative in the area of public education and/or training; and
- Has demonstrated excellence in the areas of quality assurance/improvement and medical control protocol development/implementation.
"This is statewide recognition of the hard work, dedication and professionalism of our EMS Division and of our commitment to the welfare, well being and safety of our community," Fire Rescue Chief Mark Schollmeyer said.
Brevard County, FL
Just 35 miles east of Orlando, Brevard County prides itself as the home of Kennedy Space Center, the birthplace of U.S. manned spaceflight; Port Canaveral, the second-busiest cruise port in the world; 72 miles of beautiful Atlantic Ocean beaches; and the largest collection of endangered wildlife and plants in the continental United States. With its tropical weather, cultural activities, educational opportunities, active and passive recreation options, high-technology industries, and family-friendly atmosphere, the Space Coast offers an exceptional quality of life that residents and visitors enjoy year-round. More than 500,000 people call its 16 municipalities and unincorporated areas "home."
Brevard County Fire Rescue (BCFR) provides fire protection, emergency medical services, technical/specialized rescue, hazardous materials intervention, and ocean rescue services to the citizens and visitors of Brevard County.
Our mission is to meet and exceed the needs of our community through the highest level of emergency response and prevention services.
Brevard County Fire Rescue is committed to being recognized as "best in class," delivering the highest level of service to our residents and guests, today and every day. This is accomplished through our enduring commitment to excellence, strong sense of self worth, and development of community partnerships.
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