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these are just a few of the career
opportunities at SAFD

The Fire Suppression Division provides fire protection, rescue services, hazardous materials services, and medical first responder services to the residents of the City of San Antonio and other service areas. 

More than Fires

SAEMS continues to be the National leader in pre-hospital and life-saving medical care during our citizens’ greatest time of need.


TRT responds to vehicle or machinery extrications, swift water rescues, high angle (rope) rescues, confined space incidents, building collapses, train derailments, aircraft emergencies, and more. Many members of the TRT are also members of the Texas Task Force One, a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Team that can be deployed nationwide to any disaster situation.

Technical Rescue

Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting

The Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Division (ARFF) provides fire rescue services for the aviation operations conducted at San Antonio International Airport and Stinson Airfield.

Arson determines the origin and cause of fires, conducts criminal investigations, and investigates fire fatalities.


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Purpose-driven, making an impact in the community.
Looking to do relevant, meaningful work that will make a difference?

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