Office of the Fire Chief


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April 1st, 2018 Deputy Chief Chantal Botting was appointed Chief of the Department and will serve as the Interim Fire Chief until June 30th, 2018. Chief Botting started her career as a firefighter with Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue in 1996 and has held the ranks of Driver-Engineer, Lieutenant, Captain, Battalion Chief, Division Chief and most recently Deputy Fire Chief. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership and a Master’s Degree in Executive Management both from St. Thomas University. Chief Botting is a state certified firefighter paramedic and has been awarded the Chief Fire Officer designation from the Center for Public Safety Excellence.

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Elizabeth Cohen
Admin. Assistant to the Fire Chief
City of Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue
528 NW 2nd Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Phone: 954-828-6821
Fax: 954-828-6843