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Fire Rescue Headquarters
60 Veterans Ave.
Brooksville, Florida 34601

Phone (352) 540-4353

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For Emergencies, Dial 911

Hernando County Fire Rescue District
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)

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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Fire Rescue - MSBU Rate Increase FAQ

    • What is the difference between the MSTU and MSBU?

    • Why is my Fire Tax increasing from $194.70 ($172.49 + $22.21) to $253.11 ($224.27 + $28.82), assuming the caller owns a single-family residence?

    • Is there an increase in your budget over last year?

    • How is the Fire Division of Hernando County Fire Rescue funded?

    • Will businesses be affected by the rate change?

    • How do you decide which category on the rate schedule is charged?

    • Why do we pay Fire fees and EMS fees?

    • Am I required to attend the public hearing?

    • This notice is very confusing and hard to understand, where can I get more information?

    • Does this affect every property in Hernando County?

    • Can you provide details on the FY2019 MSBU rate increase

  • Fire Rescue General FAQ

    • Can you provide details on the FY2019 MSBU rate increase

    • -Why Hernando County Citizens are required to pay both an annual Emergency Medical Services (EMS) tax and when transported by ambulance, an EMS transport (user) fee?

    • -Could the EMS Division be funded solely by EMS transport fees?

    • -What would be the negatives of using only property taxes to fund EMS?

    • -Could EMS be funded solely by a property tax, with no user transport fee?

    • -Why is the EMS Division not funded by the flat fee Fire Municipal Services Benefit Unit (MSBU) assessment, which is currently $194.70 for my house?

    • -How much is the HCFR EMS Division budget and how much comes from the tax and how much from fees?