Micanopy Fire Rescue Department
Established 1976
Chief Jesse Modican
The Micanopy Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) was established in 1976 and is located at 704 NE Cholokka Blvd., next to Town Hall. The Department is staffed 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365
days/year with a minimum of 2 Florida State Certified Firefighters/EMT's and/or Firefighter/Paramedics operating under the direction of the current Fire Chief, Jesse Modican.  

MFRD is a Basic Life Support (BLS)/Fire Response unit that responds to approximately 500 calls per year ranging from structure fires, brush fires, vehicle fires, motor vehicle and pedestrian
accidents, extrications, hazmat incidents, hazardous conditions, medical, and trauma calls. MFRD serves as District 64 (changing from District 26 in October 2017) and is the primary response station
for the incorporated Town of Micanopy, as well as a fifty-three square mile portion of Alachua County providing first response service for approximately 10,000 rural residents who make their homes
here.  MFRD also falls under the Waccasassa district of the Florida Forest Service and provides fire protection for a large area of land comprised of scrubs, forest, agricultural acreage (including
timber), grasslands, and undeveloped wetlands all located within the fifty-three square mile response area.  
Fire Rescue Department
For Emergencies: Dial 911
Non Emergencies: Dial (352) 466-3741
Website by Debbie Gonano, Town Administrator
Micanopy Great American Clean-Up Day
The Great American Clean-Up Day is an annual
Micanopy event; and this year was sponsored by the
Town of Micanopy, Waste Pro, Alachua County
Environmental Protection Department, and Keep
Alachua County Beautiful, an affiliate of
America Beautiful
. Keep America Beautiful unites
government, businesses, and citizens to prevent
litter, reduce waste, and beautify communities. The
organization celebrates its 64th Birthday this year
with over 1200 participating affiliates.
Volunteers working together this year helped to
dispose of 28,860 pounds of curbside bulk trash,
7,840 pounds of used tires; 4,900 of metal, and
3,919 pounds of hazardous waste. Thanks to all
the volunteers, and we look forward to seeing you all
next year!
July 4th Celebration & Parade
Founded 1821
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