DFRD Leadership

Bureaus

Administration & Training

Administration handles internal needs through Fire Station Maintenance and Support, Fleet Maintenance, Clothing and Supply, Chaplain Services and Construction of Facilities. The Training Division handles the responsibility of Recruiting New Members, Training New Recruits, and In-Service Training for all personnel. Learn more...

EMS & Communications

Emergency Medical Services provides Rescues (EMS Units) to respond to medical emergencies, heart attacks, major accidents and all other types of emergency medical calls. They also respond to structure fires to assist with medical help for victims and/or firefighters. The Communications Division is a solid foundation on which the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department strongly depends for timely and efficient responses. That is accomplished through Call-taking, Computer Aided Dispatching (CAD), Advanced Technology, and GIS interaction. Learn more...

Fire Prevention & Investigation

The Fire Prevention Division focuses on protecting citizens through applying Fire Codes, Inspections, and Education. The Investigations Division contains the Fire Marshal who enforces Codes, Fire Investigations and Explosive Ordnances. Learn more...

Emergency Response & Special Operations

The Special Operations Division consists of personnel that are certified firefighters and receive specialized training in HazMat, Swift Water, Wildland Urban Interface or Urban Search and Rescue. The Emergency Response Division provides the residents of Dallas with fire suppression and protection, emergency rescue capabilities, and emergency medical first responder services. Learn more...

Financial Services

The Financial Services includes oversight of the departmental budget, accounts payable, procurement, citywide agenda, and contract management. The primary responsibility of the Financial Services is to ensure that the department operates in a fiscally responsible manner. Learn more...

Public and Media Relations Office (PIO)

The role of the Public Information Officer (PIO) is to provide accurate and timely information to the media so that the public remains informed about the scope and nature of ongoing situations. Learn more...

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