Firefighting, Leadership

Ocala Fire Captain Retires After 32 Years of Service

Ocala Fire Rescue's Captain Alan Screws

Ocala Fire Rescue’s Captain Alan Screws has retired after 32 years of service with the department. Captain Screws was hired as a firefighter in 1982 and has seen many changes over the decades such as improved training and equipment.

“It has been a great career and I have enjoyed the crews I have worked with” stated Captain Alan Screws during a ceremony at fire headquarters today. He and his wife Bonnie look forward to spending more quality time together.

In the photo Screws is seen adding his name to a retiree plaque in fire administration.