About Southlake Fire Department

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Southlake Fire Department Structure

The Southlake Fire Department is organized into three major divisions: Operations, Prevention, and Emergency Management. The Deputy Fire Chief of Operations is responsible for overseeing suppression, emergency medical services, training, and all operations personnel. Operations is responsible for responding to all fire and medical emergency calls for service, as well as conducting fire education programs and in-service company inspections, and pre-fire plans. The Deputy Chief of Prevention/Fire Marshal is responsible for overseeing fire prevention, and all public education activities. 

The Emergency Manager/Assistant to the Fire Chief is responsible for the City of Southlake Emergency Operations Plan, disaster exercises and mitigation activities, grant writing, external liaison activities pertaining to emergency management or public health, and maintaining the operational readiness of the Emergency Operations Center. The Fire Chief is responsible for personnel and budget development/ administration, supplies, as well as planning and research. The department serves the community with 3 stations and a staff of 73.


  • Station 1 - 600 State Street
  • Station 2 - 2100 West Southlake Boulevard
  • Station 3 - 100 East Dove Road 


  • Total authorized sworn line personnel is 63.
  • Total authorized sworn administrative personnel is 7.
  • Total authorized support staff is 3.

CFAI Accreditation

The Fire Department holds accreditation from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). With 250 required performance indicators and 93 required core competencies, the accreditation process provides a roadmap for the future. It also supports immediate department improvements, and demonstrates to residents, elected officials and administrators that the decisions being made are credible and make the department a safer place to work.

The Southlake Fire Department received their initial accreditation award in 2000. The department has been reassessed by a team of peer assessors from the CFAI Commission every 5 years since. Learn more about accreditation by visiting the accreditation information page

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ISO Rating 

As of September 1, 2014, Southlake businesses and residents have been reaping the benefits of the Fire Departments exceptionally high score and rating they officially received from the Insurance Service Office (ISO), and the State Fire Marshal’s office. The Southlake Fire Department reached a "Class 1 status up from a Class 4" - the highest rating possible - following a comprehensive audit and evaluation. The ranking is based on a nationwide classification system that reflects the community's fire protection capability for property insurance rating purposes. This means Southlake residents could see savings on their insurance premiums of 11% and 13% for Southlake businesses. Learn more about ISO rating by visiting the ISO rating information pageLogo that shows the department is a rating of 1 from the ISO

Contact Us

Fire Administration 
600 State St.
Southlake, Texas 76092