Fire Department

Motto & Responsibilities

With the motto of, "Caring Service... Proud Tradition," the Farmers Branch Fire Department has operated continuously since the incorporation of the City in 1946. The Farmers Branch Fire Department is responsible for:
  • Fire suppression
  • Emergency medical services
  • Rescue operations
  • Emergency management
  • Commercial fire safety inspections
  • Fire code enforcement
  • Building and site plan review
  • Public fire and life safety education programs
  • Fire investigations


The Farmers Branch Fire Department is made up of three divisions: administration, fire operations, and fire prevention. The fire department currently maintains on-duty staffing for:
  • Three Paramedic Engines
  • One Quint
  • Two Advanced Life Support Medic Units
  • One Battalion Chief Unit

Mission and Core Values

The mission of the City of Farmers Branch is to build a vibrant, dynamic community that consistently seeks to improve the quality of life for our residents. There are 10 core values used to accomplish this mission. The Farmers Branch Fire Department is guided by core value #1:
  • To provide safety and security for citizens, visitors and businesses through progressive public safety programs.

Annual Reports

You can learn more about our department by reading our annual reports.
2016-2017 Fire Department Annual Report
2015-2016 Fire Department Annual Report
2014-2015 Fire Department Annual Report
2013-2014 Fire Department Annual Report
2012-2013 Fire Department Annual Report
2011-2012 Fire Department Annual Report

Contact Us

You can browse our staff directory to contact our employees by email.