Fire / EMS

The Arlington Fire Department proudly serves the City of Arlington, population of approximately 18,000. We are committed to the saving of lives and preservation of property through efficient and effective operations, prevention activities, public education, and the preparation and management of disasters.

Members of the Fire Department

The Department consists of an:

  • Acting Fire Chief
  • Executive Analyst
  • 27 career personnel including: 
    • 6 captains
    • 10 Firefighter / EMTs
    • 11 Firefighter/Paramedics
    • 15 active part-paid firefighters.

2016 for the Arlington Fire Department

In 2016, we responded to 5,374 incidents of which 85% of those were EMS related including ambulance transports and motor vehicle collisions. This was an increase of approximately 42% over the past five years.

Online Fire & Safety Self Inspection for Small Businesses

The Arlington Fire Department offers an online Fire and Life Safety Self Inspection for small businesses. If you previously qualified as a low-hazard occupancy and have completed these notices in the past, you can now go online and submit your form electronically! If you have questions, please call the Fire Business Line.