Fire Department (Old)

The City of Starke Fire Rescue strives to improve the quality of life in the City of Starke by promoting safety, and providing the highest quality of fire prevention, fire protection, emergency medical services, and community outreach programs. The actions of the Starke Fire Rescue will be guided by an understanding of the needs of our customers, while we ensure the highest commitment to safety, professionalism, integrity, and care.

Fire Chief 
Gary Wise

Our Code of Ethics
We acknowledge that our three fundamental duties are to serve this community; to safeguard lives and property; and to respect the rights of all. We understand and hereby recognize and commit that our actions must always remain above reproach; We will remain honest in thought and deed in both personal and professional affairs. We will be exemplary in obeying the laws of the land and regulations of this Department. We will never permit personal feelings, prejudices, animosities or friendships to influence our decisions. We will be constantly mindful of the welfare of others in the performance of our duties. Should information of a confidential nature be confided in the course of our duties, such information will be kept in confidence unless its revelation is deemed to be absolutely necessary to fulfill our legal and ethical obligations.