Deputy Chief - Fire Marshal

City of Southlake Career

  • Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal (2015-present) 
  • Assistant Fire Marshal (2010-2015)
  • Firefighter/Paramedic (2003-2010)
  • Fire Inspector (2000-2003)

Previous Experience

  • Senior Fire Prevention Officer, Dallas Fire Department (1997-2000)
  • Fire Prevention Officer, Dallas Fire Department (1994-1997)
  • Over 25 years experience in Fire Service

Southlake Community Involvement

  • Southlake Fire and Police Citizens Academy
  • Volunteer with Local Non-Profits

Honors 

  • Firefighter of the Year (2001)
  • Multiple Life Saving Awards

Education and Professional Membership

  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection, Master Firefighter Certification
  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection, Master Fire Inspector Certification
  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection, Master Arson Investigator Certification
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, Master Peace Officer Certification
  • Texas Department of State Health Services, Licensed Paramedic Certification
  • Associates Degree from North Central Texas College - Paramedicine
  • Associates Degree from Eastfield College 
  • Bachelors Degree (Double Major)  from Stephen F. Austin State University 
  • Masters Degree from Southern Methodist University
  • International Association of Arson Investigators - Director (2017-2023)
  • Tarrant County Arson Task Force
  • Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE) - Fire Marshal Designation
  1. Deputy Chief Kelly Clements

    Kelly Clements

    Deputy Chief - Fire Marshal
    Phone: (817) 748-8233