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Posted on: October 17, 2023

Pancakes with Santa 2024

12.02.23 Pancakes with Santa Grapic

Our Annual Pancakes with Santa Fundraiser finally returned after a long pause following the Pandemic! This annual event is hosted by our Citizens Fire Academy Alumni  Association and is geared towards raising the funds needed to purchase addition...

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2023 - Fire - News Flash
Posted on: November 15, 2023

San Marcos Fire Department Receives Best Practices Designation!

Best Practice

The San Marcos Fire Department has recently acquired the Texas Fire Chiefs Association Best Practices designation in 2023! This program was developed by the TFCA to encourage fire departments i Texas to seek continual improvement in their services to thei...

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2023 - Fire - News Flash
Posted on: September 12, 2023

San Marcos Fire Department Open House 2023

10.07.23 SMFD Open House Invitation-

The San Marcos Fire Department hosted our Annual Open House event on Saturday, October 7th, 2023 at Fire Station #5! We had rescue truck exploration, fire truck rides, an unmanned robotics team (drone) demonstration, vehicle extrication/rescue demonstrati...

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2023 - Fire - News Flash
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Hays County Memorial Stair Climb

2023.09.10_9-11 Stair Climb-27

On Sunday, September 10th, 2023, the San Marcos Fire Department hosted the 3rd Annual Hays County Memorial Stair Climb at Bobcat Stadium. 30 climbers were on hand to remember the events of September 11, 2001 in a promise to NEVER FORGET!

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2023 - Fire - News Flash
Posted on: August 11, 2023

SMFD Annual Flag Raising Ceremony

09.11.23 SMFD 911 Ceremony Invitation

On Monday, Sept. 11, 2023, the 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 C...

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2023 - Fire - News Flash
Posted on: August 5, 2023

SMFD Promotes Fire Safety at Texas State

2023 RA Academy Group Photo

On Friday, August 11, 2023, the SMFD trained with Texas State Resident Assistants (RAs)

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Posted on: June 28, 2023

Junior Fire Academy 2023

Thank You State Farm

That's a wrap! Both sessions of Junior Fire Academy 2023 was a great success! Over the course of the week, the cadets learned all about Search and Rescue, CPR, forcible entry, ground ladder work, extrication, hose work and even got to ride in the LMTV (Li...

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2023 - Fire - News Flash
Posted on: May 19, 2023

SMFD Fire Training Facility Update

2nd floor almost complete

The first building in construction at the new fire training facility, a 2-story burn building, continues to progress with the second floor nearing completion. Anticipated finalization for this building is late Summer or Early Fall 2023.

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2023 - Fire - News Flash
Posted on: March 13, 2023

San Marcos Fire Department held Grand Opening for Station #6

06.30.23 Sta 6 Grand Opening Graphic

Construction on our newest station, Station 6, has wrapped up and we've moved in! On Friday, June 30 we unveiled and opened our newest fire station, Station 6.  

Station 6 is located in the TRACE neighborhood. The address is: 5716 S Old Bastrop Hi...

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2023 - Fire - News Flash
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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2023 - Fire - News Flash
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!

2023 - Fire - News Flash
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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2023 - Fire - News Flash
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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