Hurricane & Disaster Preparation

It's all about preparedness. Whether it is a hurricane, tornado or some other type of disaster threat, you must be ready to protect yourself and your family. The City of Apopka Fire Department would like to remind you of some steps to take.

Stay Informed

Stay informed of the event through media, NOAA weather radio and local government.

Emergency Kit

Assemble a disaster needs kit with some of the following items:
  • Battery Powered Radio
  • Bottled Water
  • Cash
  • Extra Batteries
  • First Aid Kit
  • Flashlights
  • Fully Charged Cell Phones With Extra Batteries
  • Gas for a Home Generator
  • Important Documents in a Water Proof Container
  • Non-Electric Can Opener
  • Non-Perishable Packaged Food
  • Pet Care Items
  • Special Items for Infants and the Elderly
  • Vehicle Fuel Tanks Filled


Know where your local evacuation shelters are located.

Special Needs Shelter

If you are a special needs citizen, please call 407-703-1754 so we may direct you to the special needs shelter.

Additional Information

If you have any questions regarding this information, you may contact the fire department at 407-703-1756.