Treasure Island Fire Department
Bill Mallory, Fire Chief
180 108th Avenue
727-547-4590 Fax 727-547-4598
Over the past 58 years, contributions to the Treasure Island Volunteer Fire Department have enabled the Treasure Island Fire Department to acquire a great deal of valuable and sophisticated equipment in order to better serve our community. The department continually strives to upgrade our firefighting and rescue equipment.
Prior fund drives have contributed toward the following:
- 2006 - $4,400 for the purchase of water rescue equipment, two A-frame ladders, laptop computer for training and disaster operations, and trailer brakes and heavy towing hitch for utility vehicle. Additional unspent funds pledged toward the replacement of our 1989 pumper.
- 2005 - $9,400 for the purchase of four positive pressure ventilation fans, four tripods for flood lights, and meeting room furniture. The department also received a federal grant for $33,250 to purchase a new breathing air compressor. Contributions were used to provide the required 5% matching funds.
- 2004 - $7,756 for the purchase of a portable pump, six portable flood lights, two chain saws, two rescue saws, safety straps, and four replacement pagers. A multi-gas detector/monitor was purchased for $1,800 with monies donated to the Treasure Island Memorial Fund.
- 2003 - $37,000 to purchase a four-wheel drive utility vehicle to replace a 1986 model that had previously been purchased with donations. The department also received a federal grant for $79,754 to assist in the purchase of self-contained breathing apparatus and a thermal imaging camera. Contributions were used to provide the required 10% matching funds.
- 2002 - $10,200 for new hose kits for use in multi-story buildings, new nozzles for fire attack hose lines, and two new garage door openers for the fire station.
- 2001 - $20,000 toward the purchase 4-wheel drive quick-response rescue vehicle.
- 2000 - $26,000 toward improvements to our 1989 pumper to install a light tower, area lighting, air refilling system, additional warning equipment, and other enhancements.
Members of the Treasure Island Volunteer Fire Department provide assistance to the career member Fire Department for response to fire calls and natural and man-made disasters.
Your continued support is sincerely appreciated.
- The Treasure Island Fire Department is a combination department with 13 career and 12 volunteer personnel.
- The Fire Department also provides advanced life support first-response with career firefighter/paramedics and emergency medical technicians.
- Volunteers are residents within a 3-mile radius of the fire station or a full-time employee of a local business, at least 18 years old and in good physical condition.
- We currently have a few openings for volunteers; please consider helping your community. Volunteers have provided a valuable service to this community for more than 58 years.
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