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Austin Fire Department

“Our Mission Goes Beyond Our Name” is the cornerstone of the Austin Fire Department (AFD). Known as a leader in the fire service, AFD is on the cutting-edge of technology and training.

A leader in the fire service, the Austin Fire Department protects lives and property through extensive fire prevention and safety education efforts, in addition to a quick and effective response to emergencies. We continually strive to be the best fire department in the country!


Annual Awards Ceremony: April 20



Want to learn more about our accomplishments in 2017?

View/Download our 2017 Annual Report


Contact Info

Phone: 512-974-0130

Fax: 512-974-0141

Wildfires are a fact of life in Texas, but we are not powerless against them.

Firefighters wear about 70 pounds of personal protective equipment in addition to all of the gear they have to carry!