Fire Rescue

Walton County Fire Rescue, which the Walton County Sheriff’s Office assumed control over in April of 2017, is a full-service fire rescue agency commanded by Fire Chief Austin Pugh. Walton County Fire Rescue is responsible for providing fire suppression and fire prevention services and emergency medical services for the unincorporated areas of Walton County north of Choctawhatchee Bay and the City of Freeport.

Walton County Fire Rescue employs over 100 highly trained fire rescue professionals who are dedicated to the protection of life and property for the citizens of Walton County, Florida.

Fire Rescue Districts

  • District 1: Paxton
  • District 2: Woodlawn & Pleasant Ridge
  • District 3: Gaskin & Darlington
  • District 4: DeFuniak Springs
  • District 5: Windswept
  • District 6: Glendale
  • District 7: Liberty
  • District 8: Redbay
  • District 9: Argyle
  • District 10: Choctaw Beach
  • District 11: Mossy Head
  • District 12: Freeport

Community Resources