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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Citizens Fire Academy 2020 Cancelled

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Because of the global coronavirus outbreak and to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have no choice but to cancel this year’s Citizens Fire Academy. 

Applications for next year’s academy are being accepted. Please see the ...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

SMFD COVID-19 Impact

SMFD Covid19 Cancellations

A few updates from San Marcos Fire Department due to COVID-19 precautionary measures. 

At this time:

  • Junior Fire Academy has been cancelled for this year
  • Public Event Participation is suspended indefinetly
  • Fire Stations are closed to any outside visi...
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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Sam's Club San Marcos Donates Hot Pizzas

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Sam’s Club San Marcos once again proves to be an amazing community partner. Here they donate 15 hot pizzas to help feed the on-shift crew. Pictured is the Sam’s representative, Captain Garrett Jordan, and Captain Mo Orichuela. Thank yo...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Tanger Outlet Annual Donation

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San Marcos Fire Department is a proud recipient of a generous $1,000.00 donation from Tanger Outlet Mall. 

From left to right are Tanger Outlets representative Allison Murphy, Dean Domingo, San Marcos Fire Marshal’s Office Administrative...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Turning Dirt for new Station #2

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The City of San Marcos and San Marcos Fire Department is moving forward on replacing and relocating Fire Station 2.

The current station #2 was built in the 1950s and is located at Academy Street. The new station will move to Wonder World Drive and Ranch Ro...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Fire Department Online Request Form

Schedule a visit

Would you like to request a visit to or from the San Marcos Fire Department?

Click on the round "Schedule a Visit" button on our home page to submit your request using our online form. A minimum of two weeks advanced notice is required.

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Many pancakes served at Pancakes with Santa

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The Citizen's Fire Academy Alumni Association hosted their annual fundraiser Pancakes with Santa on Saturday morning, December 14, 2019 at San Marcos Fire Station #5.  There were many smiles when Santa arrived riding Ol' Betsy. Former Mayor Danie...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: October 8, 2019

San Marcos Fire Department Open House was a success!

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Open house is a free, annual event held on the first Saturday in October. The goal is to learn about fire prevention with fun interactive events and demonstrations with fire truck rides, vehicle rescue, and more.

Fire Department News
Posted on: September 11, 2019

9-11 Remembrance Ceremony Was Held

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9-11 Remembrance Ceremony Was Held on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.The San Marcos Fire Department held a remembrance ceremony to commemorate the heroes and victims of 9-11 near the Fire Bell at San Marcos City Hall.

The program opened with a welc...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Swearing In Ceremony held at City Hall

Mayor Hughson & Chief Stephens perform the official Oath of Office with Firefighter Rudy Blasich

A badge pinning ceremony took place at City Hall on Monday, August 19, 2019.  Two firefighters, Rudy Blasich & Joshua Jahns, took their oath of office as a solemn promise to defend the Constitution of the United States. Firefighter badges wer...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Successful Fan Drive

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The San Marcos Fire Department has had a successful donation drive for the annual Family Eldercare Summer Fan Drive.  These will be donated to area seniors, people with disabilities, and households with children that are in financial need. Thanks...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 18, 2019

SMFD Jr. Fire Academy

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This summer's Jr. Fire Academy Summer Camp was a huge success. The kids learned about the various aspects of being a firefighter, life-saving techniques, fire safety and fire equipment. The SMFD hosted 48 children as part of their free summer camp program...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Annual SMFD Awards Ceremony

Jana Green received retirement recognition after 24 years of service.

The Annual SMFD Awards Ceremony was held on May 31, 2019. Here are some highlights below: 

(From left to right) Fire Marshal, Kelly Kistner with Captains Clint Foehner and Jonathan Henderson, who received their Peace Officer badg...

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