About Us

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Station 221

Centrally located on the island to provide rapid 24/7 fire and ALS service to the islands residents, members, guests, and staff.

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Apparatus

U.I.F.D maintains a wide range of apparatus for any emergency that may arise, Including Engine 211, Engine 222, Rescue 221, Marine 221, and Mini-Pumper 221. U.I.F.D. also has a substation with a full compliment of marine firefighting equipment located at the marina.

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About us

Useppa is a bridge-less island only accessible by boat, helicopter, or seaplane. There are no motor vehicles on Useppa besides the fire apparatus. U.I.F.D. provides 24/7 365 fire and advanced life support medical services to the island. U.I.F.D. works closely with Lee County 911 dispatch center and the Lee County office of the medical director to provide the best service to the island.

Administration

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Maria N Silva

Fire Chief 

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Christopher J Wilfong

Deputy Fire Chief

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John Pinto

Operations Chief

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Eduard Plyaka

Training Chief