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From the Office of the Fire Chief

Chief JonesOn behalf of the men and women of the Keller Fire Department, I would like to welcome you to our virtual home here on the internet. We hope that you enjoy your visit and that we are able to provide answers to any questions that you may have. Our department has identified six core values that we strive to include in everything that we do here in Keller: Community, Service, Pride, Preparation, Prevention, and Education. Please take a moment during your visit to look at our department’s mission statement and initiatives we have charged ourselves with to meet these core values.

The Keller Fire Department consists of 57 full-time employees, 56 uniform and 1 civilian, serving a community of over 41,000 residents. We provide service to the community through three fire stations and provide fire-based ambulance service. Of interesting note is that the majority of our firefighters are certified as both firefighters and paramedics. Because of this, the department is able provide the highest level of emergency medical service available to our community. Each ambulance operated by the fire department is licensed as a Mobile Intensive Care Unit by the State of Texas.

The fire department is divided into four divisions as it strives to provide efficient and effective service to the community: Operations, Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, and Fire Prevention. The Fire Chief oversees the entire department, manages the Operations division, and serves as the communities Emergency Management Coordinator. The Emergency Medical Services division is managed by the Deputy Chief. The Fire Prevention division is managed by the Fire Marshal who is assisted by a Fire Inspector.

While we do not have volunteer firefighters among our ranks, we do have a very dedicated group of volunteers that serve the community through Keller’s Community Emergency Response Team. Keller CERT, as they are better known, have partnered with us to train members of the community with basic response skills so that they can serve their neighbors in the event that a disastrous event overwhelms or delays our response. In addition, some members of the Keller CERT also serve as a part of a rehabilitation team that responds to large-scale incidents within the community in support of the fire department’s response activities. Additional information about this great organization can be found on the Emergency Management page of our web site.

Thank you for visiting the Keller Fire Department. Feel free to contact us if you are unable to find the information you are looking for.

Chief David Jones

 The Keller Fire Department is committed to providing Professional Emergency Services with Pride through Preparation, Prevention and Education, to assure a Safe and Quality environment for our Community.

Community • Pride • Service • Preparation • Prevention • Education