Destin Fire Control District


Public Records Request

Destin Fire Control District (DFCD) processes all requests for public records generated by the general public. These may include, but are not limited to, incident reports, fire investigation reports and other department records.

In order to streamline processing and ensure accuracy, it is preferable to have the request in writing.  Public Records Request form

Send email requests to with the individual/company’s name and “Public Record Request” in the subject line.

Send Standard Mail requests to:
Destin Fire Control District
Attn: Public Record Request
848 Airport Road
Destin, FL  32541

The request should specify the preferred method of receiving document copies, either by standard mail (provide mailing address) or email (provide email address), or copies may be received in person at DFCD Headquarters, 848 Airport Road, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Additional Information

In accordance with all laws, DFCD may charge for various aspects of providing public records whenever appropriate. Possible fees related to public record requests may include:

  • Copy fee of 15 cents per one-sided page up to 8 1/2 x 14 inches
  • Mail or delivery charges
  • Attorney fees, when necessary
  • Personnel costs when employees must be assigned to tasks specifically dedicated to processing the record request including, but not limited to, locating, gathering, summarizing, compiling, reviewing, or redacting public records, and segregating exempt records from those that are non-exempt.
  • Requests to inspect records on-site may include charges for personnel costs incurred while preparing the records for review, and staff oversight and guidance while records are being reviewed.

DFCD will respond as soon as possible and without unreasonable delay to all public record requests. DFCD may request additional information or clarification from the requester for the purpose of expediting response.

Public Records Policy

Public Records Fee Schedule

For more information about requesting DFCD public records, please call 850-837-8413.


The Administrative Division Chief is the custodian of public records for the Destin Fire Control District and the Destin Fire Control District Firefighters’ Retirement Trust Fund.

Administrative Division Chief
Destin Fire Control District
848 Airport Road
Destin, FL 32541

This notice is provided for compliance with Florida Statute 119.12(2) and is prominently posted in the primary administrative building in which public records are routinely created, sent, received, maintained and requested, as well as posted on the District’s website and in this location.


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