The purpose of the Austin Fire Department is to protect and enhance the safety and well-being of those in our community.
The Austin Fire Department is committed to creating safer communities through prevention, preparedness, and effective emergency response.
We strive to be the best.
- The Austin Fire Department will deliver comprehensive safety services of the highest quality.
- The Austin Fire Department will support and maintain a safe, healthy, well-trained, and high-performing workforce.
- The Austin Fire Department will provide high-quality first responder service as part of an integrated emergency medical care system.
- Austin firefighters will be community resources for life-safety knowledge and information about the Department's services.
- The Austin Fire Department will attract and retain a qualified and diverse workforce.