Request an Orlando Fire Department Record

Do you need a copy of an Orlando Fire Department record?

The Orlando Fire Department processes requests for public records such as incident reports, fire investigation reports, commercial property reports and fire inspection reports.

Online

Gather your information

The more specific information you give us, the easier it will be to find the record. It’s helpful to have information such as:

  • Date of incident
  • Report number
  • Names of people involved
  • Location of the incident

Patient care reports are considered confidential and are not available online. See the in-person section for information.

Submit your request

Use our online service to submit your request:

Request OFD Records

We'll review your request

Within two business days you will receive:

  • A confirmation email
  • A records request number
  • A notice of any fees to produce the records. These may include a copy fee of 15 cents per page, delivery charges and personnel costs associated with locating, compiling, reviewing, or redacting the records. 

Make a payment

To pay online: 

  • Log into orlando.nextrequest.com.
  • Click the "Invoice ($)" button in the upper right.
  • Enter your preferred payment method.
  • Select "Pay."

Note: When the payment is made, a payment confirmation will be immediately issued to the email address on the request.

To pay in person: 

City of Orlando City Clerk's Office
400 South Orange Avenue, 2nd Floor
Orlando, FL 32802-4990

We accept cash, checks, money orders, debit and credit cards. Make checks and money orders payable to: City of Orlando

To pay by mail: 

Attach appropriate postage and address your envelope to:

City of Orlando City Clerk's Office
400 South Orange Avenue
P.O. Box 4990
Orlando, FL 32802-4990

Make checks and money orders payable to: City of Orlando

Important: Make sure to include your public records request number with your check or money order payment.

Receive your records

You will receive a notification by email when your records are available. You can receive your documents electronically, by fax or by mail. You can also pick up your records in person.

In-Person

Gather your information

The more specific information you give us, the easier it will be to find the record. It’s helpful to have information such as:

  • Date of incident
  • Report number
  • Names of people involved
  • Location of the incident

Patient care reports are considered confidential and require the following:

  • If the person requesting the report is the patient, parent or legal guardian, a report may be given in person if the requester has proper documentation. The report may also be released by mail with appropriate release forms.
  • If the person requesting the report is someone else, they must provide a subpoena with proof of notification to the patient, parent or legal guardian or by original notarized release forms.
  • Advanced payment of all copying fees is required. No reports are available by email or fax.

Submit your request

To make your request in person, please visit:

City of Orlando City Clerk's Office
400 South Orange Avenue, 2nd Floor
Orlando, FL 32802-4990

We'll review your request

Within two days you will receive:

  • a confirmation email.
  • a records request number.
  • a notice of any fees to produce the records. These may include a copy fee of 15 cents per page, delivery charges and personnel costs associated with locating, compiling, reviewing, or redacting the records. 

Make a payment

To pay in person: 

City of Orlando City Clerk's Office
400 South Orange Avenue, 2nd Floor
Orlando, FL 32802-4990

We accept cash, checks, money orders, debit and credit cards. Make checks and money orders payable to: City of Orlando

To pay by mail: 

Attach appropriate postage and address your envelope to:

City of Orlando City Clerk's Office
400 South Orange Avenue
P.O. Box 4990
Orlando, FL 32802-4990

Make checks and money orders payable to City of Orlando.

Important: Make sure to include your public records request number with your check or money order payment.

Receive your records

You will receive a notification by email when your records are available. You can receive your documents electronically, by fax or by mail. You can also pick up your records in person.