Category Archives: Fire Department

City Names New Fire Chief

Carlos Cabrera becomes first Hispanic Chief in City’s History West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio has appointed Assistant Chief Carlos Cabrera to the position of Fire Chief. The City Commission confirmed the appointment making Chief Cabrera the first Hispanic Fire chief in the city’s history. Mayor Muoio selected Cabrera for his strong record of service […]

City of West Palm Beach Fire Chief to Retire

City of West Palm Beach Fire Chief Phillip Webb has announced he will retire on May 27 and accept the city’s voluntary separation program offer which was extended to all employees as part of the effort to reduce expenses. Chief Webb thanked City firefighters for their dedication, “It has been an honor to work next […]

WPB Firefighters To “Hang Out” on Phillips Point

Firefighters to Practice Their 4th of July Rappel Down New Building  WHO:   City of West Palm Beach Fire Rescue Department WHAT: Practice Run of Rappel & Flag Unfurling for 4th on Flagler  If you see WPB firefighters hanging off the side of Phillips Point, there is no need for alarm and there is no emergency.  The […]

Teens Battle Live Fire in only Firefighter Camp on the East Coast

What: 5th Annual Firestorm Teen Camp Media Day Live Fire Exercise When: Thursday April 10, 2008, 11AM Where: Fire Station # 2 , 4301 South Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach   Teenagers attending “Firestorm,” a week-long firefighting camp, will battle smoke and flames as part of an exercise donning full gear and engaging an authentic structure […]

Space Heaters & Kerosene

The City of West Palm Beach Fire Rescue Department, urges all City residents to leave a distance of at least 3′ (3 feet) between your space or kerosene heater, and combustible items during this cold snap. All users of kerosene heaters, please be ensure that you purchase only kerosene, and not gasoline when refilling your […]


The Fire department for the City of West Palm Beach will be honoring the city’s finest at a ceremony Wednesday, Oct.17th, 6 PM at the Cuillo Theatre, 201 Clematis Street. The Firefighter of the year award will be presented along with other awards rewarding acts of heroism. Promotions will also be announced.