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Welcome to YOUR Austin Fire Department!

We’re here to serve you, so below you’ll find information for some of our most common requests.

What can AFD do for you?

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Austin Fire Recruiting

Learn about becoming an Austin Firefighter.

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Closest Fire Station

Use the map to find the nearest one.  Find a fire station address.

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Fire Incidents

Visit the City of Austin Public Records Center to submit your request.

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Fire Truck Visits

To arrange a tour, please contact the Public Education Office to schedule at least a week in advance.

Health and Wellness

Firefighters and licensed nurses from area medical facilities who go door-to-door offering free in-home safety and wellness visits.

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Hydrants

We help with Hydrant Reporting, Testing, collects Flow Test Request Forms, and provides a list of private hydrant contractors.

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Inspections and Permits

The Fire Marshal's Office is responsible for conducting fire and life safety inspections and permits.  For special events, visit CityStage.

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Public Education

We create a more informed public about fire and life safety dangers through services such as presentations, free smoke alarm installation, CPR AnyWhere training, and station tours.

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Smoke Alarm Program

Free smoke alarms and home hazard assessments are available to anyone living within the Austin city limits.

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Wildfire Home Assessment

Know your risk and protect what matters.