Our Mission Statement

Dedicated to doing the right thing and protecting our community from all hazards with compassion and professionalism.

Our Core Values

  • Service
  • Accountability
  • Family
  • Dedication

Our family is dedicated to providing exceptional service to our community as professionals with accountability, integrity, and respect.

Our Vision

San Antonio Fire Department's vision is to be widely known as an internationally accredited fire service agency that continues doing the right thing while meeting our mission for our community with compassion and professionalism.


Service will remain as our foundation as we further strategically improve our service delivery while looking for exceptional ways to meet needs and demands.

It will be enhanced by more comprehensive and effective training and use of technology, ensuring we are prepared for those we serve.


Accountability in all we do will be realized as we manage our capital assets, looking for efficiencies that meet the changes we will encounter as San Antonio evolves.

We will be steadfast in our position to always be good stewards of these resources entrusted to us, thus proving our integrity.


Family will always be a global perspective, remembering our department family and our community family, to which we remain committed.

Through our internal communications initiative, we will continue to focus on the continuity and accuracy of information throughout the organization, those things that will help us perform better.

We will focus on respecting the people of San Antonio with our external communications initiative, ensuring we connect with and help them be better and safer.


Dedicated to continuous improvement and the pursuit of excellence in all that we do, we will always remember our traditions and embrace our futurity by holding each other accountable for fulfilling our mission, living our values, accomplishing our goals and making this vision a reality.