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Posted on: March 13, 2023

San Marcos Fire Department holding Grand Opening for Station #6

06.30.23 Sta 6 Grand Opening Graphic

Construction on our newest station, Station 6, is wrapping up and we're moving in! We're excited to unveil and open our newest fire station on Friday, June 30 starting at 10am. 

Station 6 is located in the TRACE neighborhood. The...

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Posted on: May 19, 2023

SMFD Fire Training Facility Update

Second floor almost done

The first building in construction at the new fire training facility, a 2-story burn building, is progressing nicely with the first floor mostly complete and the second floor walls already coming up. Anticipated completion for this building is late Summer...

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Posted on: March 20, 2023

Firefighters will read to kids at Fired Up About Reading-Library Program

07.05.23 Library Fired Up About Reading

Join the San Marcos Firefighters at the San Marcos Public Library for their Fired Up About Reading Summer Program. 

Fire crews will read a children's story, show kids their bunker gear, discuss fire safety, and show kids and families the ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 25, 2023

SMFD Annual Awards Ceremony

04-15-23 Awards Banquet

The San Marcos Fire Department celebrated with their Annual Awards Ceremony on April 15th, 2023. Many well deserving Operations members, City Council members, and citizens were recognized for their achievements and contributions to the department during 2...

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Posted on: February 3, 2023

TFAP Workshop 2023

TFAP Group pic Panoramic

Over 125 fire admin professionals gathered last month in College Station, TX for the 2nd annual TFAP Workshop. Over the course of the two and half day workshop, fire admins from across the State were able to network, share ideas, and hear from some great ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: December 30, 2022

Wreaths Across America stops by Station 2

The wreaths arrive from Maine at Station 2

Wreaths Across America stopped by fire station #2 to drop off wreaths that would be used to adorn the gravesites of Veterans here in San Marcos. These wreaths came all the way down from the state of Maine and were housed at the fire station before making ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2022

San Marcos Fire Department receives annual donation from the Tanger Outlets

12-27-2022 Tanger Outlet Mall Annual Donation

The San Marcos Fire Department would like to thank the Tanger Outlets for their annual donation! We appreciate your generosity and partnership!

Fire Department News
Posted on: August 1, 2022

SMFD Annual Flag Raising Ceremony

09.09.22 SMFD 9-11 Flag Raising Ceremony City Hall Invitation

On Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, San Marcos Fire Department hosted their annual flag raising ceremony to remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001. At this public, flag raising ceremony, the San Marcos Fire Department Honor Guard raised the flag that flew over City ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 5, 2022

SMFD Promotes Fire Safety at Texas State

Resident Assistant Training 2022

On Friday, August 5, 2022, SMFD trained with Texas State Residence Assistants (RAs)

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

SMFD Volunteers with Sunshine Kids

Sunshine Kids Floating River

During the week of Monday, June 6 - Sunday, June 12, San Marcos Fire Department volunteered for many events and activities with The Sunshine Kids Foundation. The Sunshine Kids Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to children with cancer. SMFD...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Chief Stephens Named 2022 Fire Chief of the Year

NF Fire Chief of the Year

On Wednesday, April 13, 2022, San Marcos Fire Chief Les Stephens was honored by the Texas Fire Chiefs Association. Stephens was presented with the Fire Chief of the Year award during a ceremony at the Texas Fire Chiefs Association Annual Conference in Wac...

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