About Us

In 1881, the Cleburne Fire Department was established as a volunteer organization. The department has evolved into a 67 person, fully paid municipal fire department which operates out of three strategically located fire stations and a fire administration building. The Cleburne Fire Department responds to over 6,000 calls for service annually.


  • Emergency Preparedness
  • EMS First Response and Transport
  • Fire Inspections
  • Fire Investigations
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire Suppression
  • Hazardous Materials Response
  • Public Safety Education
  • Technical Rescue (i.e., high angle, swift water, confined space, and trench)
  • Public Health Services
  • Housing Assistance

Mission and Purpose

The mission of the Cleburne Fire Department is to serve our community by providing the highest quality emergency services, disaster preparedness, fire prevention, health care, and public safety education. The purpose of the department is to:

  • Preserve Life
  • Protect Property
  • Serve Citizens