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Welcome to the City of Austin Fire Department’s Recruiting Section.  The process of becoming a firefighter is challenging, but the efforts are very rewarding.  Consider an honorable career in the fire service and apply to become a part of the team committed to protecting and serving the community.

The #1 Cause of Wildfires
96 percent of wildfires are caused by humans. 12 percent are Arson, but the #1 cause is burning trash/debris!