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Austin Fire Department

“Our Mission Goes Beyond Our Name” is the cornerstone of the Austin Fire Department (AFD). 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!

Cadet applications now open!

Austin Fire Department will be accepting applications for the 2019 Fire Cadet hiring process between February 4 thru March 27, 2019.  Please visit our Fire Cadet Employment page for current information regarding our hiring process.  Apply at https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/73317.

RED ANGELS PROGRAM (RAP)

Red Angels Program logo

Created in remembrance of fallen Fire Cadet Devon Coney, the Red Angels Program is comprised of AFD firefighters and licensed nurses from area medical facilities who go door-to-door offering free in-home safety and wellness visits.

About the department in 2017

Contact Info

Phone: 512-974-0130

Fax: 512-974-0141

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