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About Us

Since our founding in 1891, the San Antonio Fire Department has built a strong reputation.

The SAFD has been innovative and aggressive in addressing the changing issues facing our community; we are dedicated to doing the right thing and protecting our community from all hazards with compassion and professionalism.

"The SAFD embraces all people that have a strong desire to serve, value teamwork, cooperation, and respect."


San Antonio Fire Department Careers 

San Antonio Fire Department Recruiting


SAFD offers excellent salaries and benefits, various job assignments, unlimited opportunities for advancement, and the chance to make a real difference in the community.


As a member of SAFD, you will encounter a variety of emergencies, not just fires.


SAFD responds to medical emergencies, motor vehicle crashes, aircraft crashes, trench cave-ins, building collapses, hazardous materials incidents, technical rescues, water rescues, explosions, tornadoes, hurricanes, and more.....

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San Antonio Fire Department Recruiting

Firefighting is a calling. And we are a Family.

SAFD is committed to developing a highly qualified, motivated, and diverse workforce that reflects the demographics of our community.

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Female firefighters are an important part of the SAFD family.

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City of San Antonio SAFD site

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