The geographical boundaries of the district are I-75 to the east, Collier County line to the west, Griffin Road to the south and Interstate I-595/I-75 to the north. Additionally, the district serves the unincorporated areas along US-27 from the Palm Beach County line to the Dade County line.
Southwest Ranches Incorporated in June of 2000. The Town of Southwest Ranches is located in Southwest Broward County, is approximately 13 square miles and is home to over 7,000 residents.
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District Chief Harris Bouchillon
After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps/4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Bouchillon joined Broward County Fire Rescue in 1994 and served county residents while he raised through the ranks as a paramedic, firefighter/paramedic, Lieutenant, Captain and Battalion Chief.
In 2007, Bouchillon was promoted to the rank of Assistant Chief and was assigned command of Fire Rescue services for the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport. He has also served as the SWAT/Tactical Emergency Medical Services Coordinator for the Broward Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team.
With the retirement of Weston Fire Chief John Frailey, City Manager John R. Flint selected Bouchillon in March 2010 to serve as the City’s next top fire administrator. Chief Bouchillon is very familiar with the Weston community, having served in Weston’s Station No. 55. Chief Bouchillon lives in the nearby area with his wife and four children.
Chief Bouchillon takes command of Weston’s three fire stations consisting of three ALS Engine Companies, one ALS Aerial Company, four EMS rescue/transport units, a Fire Prevention Bureau, training and community fire prevention and safety programs.