Fire Department

Fire Suppression, Rescue, EMS, Inspections

 

Contact Information
  • Attention: Adrian Garcia, Chief
  • Mailing: P.O. Box 1458 Kingsville, TX 78364
  • Physical:119 N. 10th, Kingsville, TX 78363
  • Business: (361)592-6445
  • Fax: N/A
  • E-Mail: agarcia@cityofkingsville.com

Kingsville Fire Department Mission Statement

Safely respond to fire, medical, and other emergencies.  Provide public safety education and prevention programs to protect our community because we care.

Vision

We are dedicated to the improvement of professional emergency services in our community through continuous prevention, preparedness, and training activities.

Motto

“The Desire to Serve, The Courage to Act, The Ability to Perform”

Our mission is to provide a safe, professional and courteous team that strives to exceed the expectations of our community and our organization. This mission requires our members to be a part of a capable, aggressive, all-risk fire department that is focused on “Making a Difference” in the lives of those we serve.

We will hold true to the core values of honor, loyalty, pride, and courage while pursuing the principles of compassion, respect, efficiency, team work and innovation to accomplish our mission.

Overview of Department functions:

  • Fire Suppression/Rescue
  • EMS Response/Private Ambulance Inspection
  • Fire Inspections/Plans Review
  • Fire Prevention/Free Smoke Installations Program
Personnel
The Kingsville Fire Department consists of 3 shifts (A, B, & C).
Each consists of:
1 Captain (3 Certified as a Paramedic)
1 Lieutenant (1 Certified as Paramedic; 1 Licensed Paramedic)
2 Engineers (3 Certified as Paramedics)
6 Firefighters (7 Certified as Paramedics)
TOTAL 30
1 Fire Chief Jim DeVisser, Interim Chief
1 Fire Marshal Roel Cavazos
1 Exec Secretary Celena Longoria

 

Response Data
Call Type 2010 2011 2012
Fire Calls 588 540 491
EMS Calls 2386 2580 2766