Fire Department

Mission


The mission of the Brownwood Fire Department is to minimize the loss of life and damage to property and the environment resulting from fires, medical emergencies, rescues, and disasters through fire suppression, medical services, prevention, education, and other related emergency and non-emergency activities.

We will actively participate in our community, serve as role models, and strive to effectively and efficiently utilize all of the resources at our command to provide a service deemed excellent by our citizens.

Response Area


The department responds to calls from 2 fire stations. Brownwood Fire-Rescue response area includes the City of Brownwood and Brown County covering over 900 square miles.

Response Situations


The department provides Medical First Response for medical emergencies within the City of Brownwood and responds to the following situations:
  • Hazmat emergencies
  • Rescue emergencies
  • Structure fires
  • Vehicle accidents
  • Wild land fires

Staff


Brownwood Fire Department is an all career Fire Department and the only Fire Department in Brown County with paid firefighters. The department has 31 shift personnel with a Captain and two Lieutenants on each shift. The Fire Marshal Office is comprised of 1 full time Fire Marshal and 1 part time Fire Inspector. Brownwood Fire Department  is led by a Fire Chief and 1 Assistant Fire Chief with an administrative staff consisting of a Administrative Assistant. 

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