Mission and Vision
The Boerne Fire Department is committed to providing the highest level of public safety service to our community of Boerne and throughout Kendall County, Texas. The department’s mission is to protect lives and property through fire suppression, fire prevention, emergency medical response, rescue, disaster services and public education; and to provide rapid mobilization in the event of an emergency, fire or disaster.
Responsibilities of the Boerne Fire Department include providing fire protection services to approximately 200 square miles, which includes the City of Boerne and a portion of unincorporated areas of Kendall County. Fire protection services include, but are not limited to:
Fire suppression and prevention
First responder response
Specialized rescue, including confined space, low to high angle, swiftwater and dive rescue and recovery
Fire inspection of commercial properties inside the city limits
New construction plan reviews
Currently, the department is comprised of approximately 40 members. Our paid staff includes the Fire Chief, the Assistant Fire Chief, the Fire Marshal, one full-time Fire Inspector, one part-time Fire Inspector, an Administrative Assistant, three Fire Captains, three Fire Lieutenants and 10 shift Firefighters. The remainder of the department is comprised of volunteer firefighters.
Please see our website for more information on other services provided, staff, fundraisers, equipment and much more.