South Walton Fire District Promotes 9 New Officers (Santa Rosa Beach) – History was made this morning June 4, 2018 at the SWFD Headquarters as nine personnel were promoted to the ranks of District Chief, Lieutenant and Sergeants, respectively. Nearly eighty family members, friends, SWFD Fire Board Commissioners, SWFD staff and crews were all on […]

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2017 Coverage  Gulf Place to Host the South Walton Fire District Fifth Annual Polar Plunge Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. (December 15, 2017) – Gulf Place on 30A is set to host the South Walton Fire District 5th Annual Polar Plunge. For the fifth consecutive year, Gulf Place Community will host the South Walton Fire […]

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South Walton Fire District Lifeguards Take to the Beach (Santa Rosa Beach) – South Walton Fire District (SWFD) lifeguards will report to their FOURTEEN (14) tower locations March 1, 2017 and will continue to staff them until the end of the season on September 30, 2017. This is the 12th year that SWFD and the […]

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South Walton Fire District Lowers ISO Rating  (Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.) – South Walton Fire District Fire Chief Rick Talbert recently announced that The South Walton Fire District has earned a new 3/3X Public Protection Classification rating — the third highest rating from the Insurance Services Office (ISO). The new classification places SWFD in the […]

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(Santa Rosa Beach) – The SWFD Department Relations Committee (DRC) will be hosting its 4th Annual “All You Can Eat” Pancake Breakfast on Saturday Oct 15th, 2015 at the SWFD Station 2 located at 2109 S. County Highway 395 (Watercolor) from 8am-11:00am.  Executive Chef Brian Murray, formerly of Watercolor Inn & Resort, Emeril’s Restaurants and […]

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South Walton Fire District Lifeguards Take to the Beach (Santa Rosa Beach) – South Walton Fire District (SWFD) lifeguards will report to their ten (10) tower locations beginning March 1, 2016 from 10a-6p. This is the 11th season that the Beach Safety and Education Program, a partnership between the SWFD and the South Walton Tourist […]

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Luke Thompson reports below for 30a Television at the polar plunge 2016 for South Walton Fire Dept red flag warning system Gulf Place will host the 4th Annual Polar Bear Plunge on January 1, 2017, at Ed Walline Beach Access, located across the street from Gulf Place located on the corner of Highway 393 and […]

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Fire Prevention Week October 4th-10th, 2015   (Santa Rosa Beach) – In an effort to better educate communities throughout the U.S. about fire safety recommendations, the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is promoting “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep: Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm” as the theme for this year’s Fire Prevention […]

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                                                                                                                   Back to School Driver Awareness 2015 (Santa Rosa Beach) – The Walton County school year begins Monday, August 10th, and drivers will once again be encountering children commuting to school, some for their very first time. The South Walton Fire District (SWFD) would like to encourage motorists to be especially alert for children, particularly […]

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Smoke Alarm Donation (Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.) – Smoke alarms are a key part of a home fire escape plan. When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast. Working smoke alarms give you early warning so you can get outside quickly. Knowing that early detection is the key to survival, the South Walton Fire District Department Relations Committee […]

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