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Fire
Approved Amount: $ 0
Approved FTE: 0.00
Department Director: Tom Dodds - Interim Fire Chief
Department Website: http://www.austintexas.gov/department/fire
Department Phone: 512-974-0130

Department Mission:
The Austin Fire Department is committed to creating safe and resilient communities through prevention, preparedness and effective emergency response.

Department Goals:

Prevent injuries, loss of life, and property damage through public education and code enforcement.

Meet the challenges of an expanding metropolitan area by providing effective emergency response that grows and adapts.

Recruit a diverse workforce and provide professional development training to prepare and deliver equitable and safe emergency responses.

Develop resilient, fire-adapted communities through wildfire preparedness, fuels mitigation, and specialized response to brush fires.