Mission: “To serve and protect our community through education, prevention, preparedness and response.”
The Fort Worth Fire Department protects one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country with a wide range of services, including: emergency preparedness, education, prevention and response. Covering 345 square miles with a dedicated workforce of more than 900 employees, the department has become one of the most efficient and respected in America. Learn more.
2020 Fire Department Annual Report
In 2022, the City of Fort Worth Fire Department answered over 130,000 calls for service in the City of Fort Worth. Learn more about the services and budget for the Fort Worth Fire Department in the 2022 Annual Report.
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Become a Fire Fighter
The City of Fort Worth Fire Department does more than just fight fires. Protecting one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country requires us to provide a wide range of services to our community. We hope you will consider joining our team and help us continue the tradition.
A tribute to firefighters who have died in the line of duty.
Chief Jim Davis
Chief James (Jim) Davis, was sworn in on Oct. 16, 2018, as the Fire Chief for the City of Fort Worth, Chief.
Davis has over 35 years of fire department experience and was formerly Assistant Fire Chief in Columbus, Ohio, a city with a population only slightly larger than Fort Worth.
Davis started in Columbus in 1988 and holds a master’s degree in operational excellence and process improvement from Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business and a doctorate in adult learning theory from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education Chief Learning Officer program.