Hours: Seven Days per week, 24 hours
2025 Smith Street
Orange Park, Florida 32073
The Fire Department is responsible for all fire and rescue services in the Town including EMS, firefighting, extrication, fire inspections and fire prevention and safety programs.
Alvin Barker, Fire Chief
Chief Alvin Barker is a 32-year veteran of the fire service. He began his career in the fire service in 1984 as a volunteer with Clay County Fire Rescue. During his tenure there, he worked his way through the ranks to the position of Battalion Chief, retiring in 2014. Alvin Barker is a two time recipient of the Fire Fighter of the Year Award with Clay County Fire Rescue. In November 2014, Alvin became a member of the Orange Park Fire Department as a Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal. In April 2016 Alvin was promoted to rank Fire Chief. His responsibilities include the administrative and managerial position with the Fire Department. This position is required to perform complex administrative and supervisory work in the coordination of emergency and non-emergency activities of the fire department, and its personnel. The position requires a broad knowledge of fire administration and modern firefighting and fire prevention methods and techniques. Chief Barker is a State Certified Paramedic, State Certified Fire Officer II, Fire Instructor I, Fire Inspector I, and also Live Fire Instructor. Alvin Barker holds a Masters Degree in Business and is pursuing a Doctoral Degree in Organizational Leadership.