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FIRE/EMS


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Founded in 1877, The Seguin Fire/EMS Department is one of the oldest fire departments in the state of Texas. The men and women of this great department have provided emergency services for the City of Seguin and much of surrounding Guadalupe County for the last 140 years. The department provides fire suppression, rescue, advanced life support emergency medical services, fire prevention, public education, building inspections, hazardous materials response, emergency management and an array of community programs to the citizens of Seguin.

SFD operates from three stations each housing an engine/truck company. Two stations house a mobile intensive care unit.  Central fire station houses the department’s brush truck, tanker and rescue truck. The department has one engine and two ambulances in reserve status.  

The Seguin Fire Department has highly trained firefighters working with the latest technologies with an all-hazards approach service delivery. The department is comprised of career and volunteer personnel cross-trained in firefighting and emergency medical care. Three platoons work the traditional 24-48-hour shift rotation.

Fire response area includes approximately 150 square miles, including the City and Guadalupe County. The department also provides Emergency Medical Service (EMS) coverage to approximately 450 square miles within Guadalupe County.

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MISSION
To provide emergency services for the protection of life and property of the citizens that are entrusted to our care. Effectively serving the public is our highest priority through quality emergency and preventative services.

VISION
Continually improve our fire department through productive teamwork, open and honest communication and cooperative decision making throughout the agency.
To foster a rewarding work environment for our personnel through effective leadership, quality training & education and opportunities for professional growth.
To be responsive to the evolving needs of the community through innovative educational and outreach programs.
Above all else, ensure that everyone goes home.

VALUES
P-R-A-C-T-I-C-E
 
  • PASSIONATE- We have passion for the job
  • RESPECT- We treat everyone we meet with respect
  • ACCOUNTABILITY- We are accountable to each other and the community
  • COMPASSIONATE- We genuinely care for each other and those we serve
  • TEAMWORK- We, rather than I, will be the attitude and practice
  • INTEGRITY- We do the right thing even when no one is watching
  • COOPERATIVE- We work together to better serve our community
  • EXCELLENCE- We strive for nothing less
 
PATIENT PRIVACY
Seguin Fire/EMS operates under federal guidelines for Protected Health Information (PHI). This guideline outlines patient rights concerning disclosure of medical information. To view the notice describing how medical information about you may be used, and your rights, please click here.
 

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