Pinellas Suncoast Fire & Rescue District
Fire Station #27
304 First Street
Indian Rocks Beach, FL
Serving: Belleair Beach, Belleair Shores, Indian Rocks Beach
Fire Station #28
13501 94th Avenue
Serving: Unincorporated Oakhurst
Pinellas: Donations needed to help fight COVID-19
Individuals and businesses can bring items to one of three locations beginning Wednesday
- Only those supplies listed should be brought to the donation sites
- Staff will pick up donations from vehicles to ensure safe social distancing
- Donations will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday until further notice
- Businesses that can provide needed items are asked to call the Citizens Information Center (CIC) at (727) 464-4333 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday; Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Anticipating potential shortages in the county-wide response to COVID-19, Pinellas County is proactively collecting personal protective equipment (PPE) and disinfectants for our hospitals, first responders, emergency medical services, nursing homes and home healthcare workers.
These supplies will then be delivered to our local hospitals, long-term care facilities, and first responders to ensure their safety as they take care of our community.
Personal protection equipment (PPE) items requested:
- Surgical face masks (note: we cannot accept homemade face masks at this time)
- P100 masks
- N95 masks
- Face shields
- Nitrile exam gloves, powder free
- 5 and 7 mil nitrile gloves
- Eye protection – safety glasses
- Surgical tear away gowns
- Safety eye goggles
- Hand sanitizer (any size) 60% Alcohol
- 91% isopropyl alcohol
- Clorox wipes
- Lysol disinfectant spray
- Sani-cloth wipes
- 3% hydrogen peroxide
Medical equipment requested:
Pinellas County will open three sites to receive specific donations from businesses and individuals. Staff and volunteers will retrieve items from vehicles to maximize social distancing.
Please drop off your donations on weekdays starting today from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., or on Saturday, March 28, from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the following locations:
- St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, 715 E Orange St., Tarpon Springs, 64689
- Walsingham Park, 12615 102nd Ave., Seminole, 33778.
- Tropicana Field, Lot 4, 198 17th St.. S., St. Petersburg, 33705
Other items, such as food, clothing and blankets, are not accepted at the above donation sites.
Citizens and businesses can help our local food banks by taking non-perishable food items to one of the following locations:
Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center:
304 S. Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs, 34689
Food Donations accepted: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
700 Druid Road, Clearwater, 33756
Food Donations accepted: Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Thursdays 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
St. Pete Free Clinic:
863 3rd Ave N., St. Petersburg, 33701
Food donations accepted: Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:30 am. – 12:30 p.m.
Pinellas County is soliciting the help of the business community directly. For questions, please call the Citizen Information Center at (727) 464-4333 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday; Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Those with hearing impairment can chat online at www.bit.ly/PinellasChat.
The March meeting of the Pinellas Suncoast Fire & Rescue District Board of Fire Commissioners is canceled in an effort to comply with current recommendations regarding public gatherings and reduce any health risk to our community.
Please also note our fire stations are currently closed to visitors and some administrative personnel are working remotely at this time to minimize exposure risks. We appreciate the community’s patience and understanding through this time.
Services Provided by Pinellas Suncoast Fire & Rescue District
Advanced Life Support
Pinellas Suncoast Fire & Rescue District
304 – First Street
Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785 USA
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In an Emergency you should Dial 911
9-1-1 is the fastest, most reliable way to get help in an emergency. When seconds count… when they literally make the difference between life and death, this easy to remember 3 digit number provides immediate access to emergency personnel. As soon as the operator determines what is happening and where – help is on the way, even if we continue to ask further questions.
However, when people abuse 9-1-1, or tie up phone lines with non-emergency calls, someone who really needs help may not be able to get through. Don’t put lives in danger. Know when to “Make the Right Call.”
Some people aren’t sure when to dial 9-1-1. 9-1-1 is for Real Emergency Situations – when a response from police, fire or medical personnel is needed immediately.
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Pinellas Suncoast Fire & Rescue’s Mission
The public purpose of PINELLAS SUNCOAST FIRE & RESCUE is to provide quality emergency services to all residents under our protection, as well as visitors or travelers, who may encounter natural or man-made disasters, and emergencies; such as medical, fire, vehicle, hazardous materials, boats and water. We strive to reduce injuries, loss of life, property and environmental damage through education, training, skills, technology, building codes, enforcement, and people.
P.R.I.D.E. is the road map to our future…
Perform at peak efficiency at all times.
Reduce the costs in all areas if possible.
Increase public education using all personnel.
Drowning prevention program initiated and enforced.
Exchange personnel with like skills to increase education and change.
Commitment – Service – Honor
TOGETHER FOR A SAFER FUTURE
“In Honor of the Fallen”
The much anticipated dedication of Pinellas Suncoast Fire & Rescue District’s (PSFRD) 9/11 Memorial took place on September 11, 2015. The program began at 9:30 a.m. in front of Station 27 at 304 1st Street, Indian Rocks Beach. In honor of the victims of the collapse of the twin towers, District Chief Dennis Furnell took part in a fire service tradition that dates back to the mid-1800s. Long before radios, pagers or fire alarms, daily announcements were sent from headquarters to firehouses by a system of bell commands and telegraph. When a firefighter died in the line of duty, headquarters would transmit five bell strikes, repeated in four series. This custom has continued through the years to this day. It is a form of rendering final honors to departed comrades. In the fire service this is known as “striking the four fives.”
The dedication featured comments from local dignitaries with former Chaplain of PSFRD, Retired Fr. Robert Wagenseil as the guest speaker. At 10:30 a.m., a “Flight of Souls” took place with Lt. Llanes of the United States Coast Guard circling over the dedication in a helicopter which flew out of the Coast Guard Air Station in Clearwater. The Memorial includes symbols representing the Pentagon, Shanksville, Pennsylvania, firefighters, and World Trade Center victims. “There will be no inscriptions on the monument itself as the symbolism will speak to the individuals who view it,” stated Marshall Eiss, co-chairman of the project. The Benediction was given by the Chaplain of PSFRD, Reverend Fr. Jon Roberts of the Calvary Episcopal Church.
PSFRD Fire Inspector Robert Hill designed and has acted as the general contractor for the Memorial. He also was in charge of the donation program which provided the funding for the project. The Memorial was completely constructed with donations from the public and no money from the Fire District was used.