Contact Information

  • Attention: J.J. Adame, Fire 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:

Mission Statement

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


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


“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
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)
7 Firefighters(7 Certified as Paramedics)
1 Fire ChiefJ.J. Adame, Chief
1 Fire MarshalSteven Palacios
1 Exec SecretarySonia Cavazos
1 Fire Marshal CSRAnnie Silguero


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The City of Kingsville is working with Magellan Advisors on a Broadband Feasibility Study, with the goal of ensuring every resident and business across the City of Kingsville has access to high-speed broadband internet services.

To help with this effort, we need to collect information concerning internet access, speed availability, affordability, and reliability across the City of Kingsville.

To help in this effort, we ask that you take our short broadband survey. 

While completing the survey we ask that you
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  • If possible, take the survey during peak use periods in the evening (between 6pm-9pm)
  • Answer all questions to the best of your ability (estimates are fine)
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