Mission: “To serve and protect our community through education, prevention, preparedness and response.”
The Fort Worth Fire Department protects one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country with a wide range of services, including: emergency preparedness, education, prevention, and response. Covering 345 square miles with a dedicated workforce of more than 900 employees, the department has become one of the most efficient and respected in America. Learn more.
2018 Fire Department Annual Report
In 2018 the City of Fort Worth Fire Department answered 118,812 calls in the City of Fort Worth. Learn more about the services and budget for the Fort Worth Fire Department.
- Bureau of Fire Prevention
- Emergency Management Office
- Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Standby for special events
- External Affairs Office
- Fire Investigations
- Fire Prevention Education
- Operations Division
- Professional Standards Office
Become a Fire Fighter
The City of Fort Worth Fire Department does more than just fight fires. Protecting one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country requires us to provide a wide range of services to our community. We hope you will consider joining our team and help us continue the tradition.
- Firefighters, Cook Children's donate bleeding control kits to local schools
- Fire Department reports on busy fireworks patrols
- American Sign Language provides alerts to deaf and functional-needs residents
- Learn about disaster preparedness and response at September, October sessions
- New fire pumper goes into service in Handley
- Summer Scholars Collaborative: Putting out a different kind of fire
- Salvation Army cooling stations now open
- Fire Station 4 reopens
If you have an emergency, call 9-1-1
Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
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