The Purpose of the North River Fire District is to Serve, Protect & Educate the Public.
The Fire District Provides Fire & Rescue Services to the Public within its Boundaries.
The North River Fire District encompasses 82 square miles among which lie the communities of Ellenton, Gillette, Memphis, Palmetto, Palm View, Piney Point, Rubonia, Snead Island and Terra Ceia. North River was formed in 1988 when the Ellenton Fire Control District and the Palmetto Fire Control District merged.
Michael S. Rampino, Fire Chief
Funding Sources for the District are Fire Assessments, User Fees, and Impact Fees.
Fire Assessments are levied on a calendar year basis
(January 1 - December 31st).