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Mission: “To serve and protect our community through education, prevention, preparedness and response.”

During the coronavirus crisis, more residents are spending time in their home and the Community Risk Reduction team is using that fact to educate our residents about home fire safety. Read more about smoke detectors.

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.


Volunteer Opportunities

Master Plans

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.

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Final Alarm

cross line

A tribute to firefighters who have died in the line of duty.



If you have an emergency, call 9-1-1

General Inquiries:
Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Non-Emergency Dispatch:

Media Inquiries:
Visit the media page.

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Fire Chief:
Jim Davis

Meet the executive team.