It's not a question of if, but when the next major wildland
fire will occur. Through advance planning, understanding
and preparation, we can all be partners in the wildland fire solution. We
hope you find these tips helpful in creating heightened
awareness and a more fire-safe environment for you, your family and
Burn Ban Not In Effect
- Burn Ban Lift Order
April 3, 2013
Firefighting helicopter ready for service
- Press Release
May 13, 2013
Participate in Community Wildfire Protection Plan
- Press Release
May 7, 2013
Aviation Firefighting Training
- Joint Local, Regional, and State Agency Training
April 24, 2013
ABCs of Safe Sleep
- Travis County Billboards Urge for Safe Sleep for Babies
March 14, 2013
Critical Care Transport Medicine Conference
- Specific Fireworks Restricted in County
December 17, 2012
- Fireworks Sales Start Tomorrow
December 19, 2012
EPA Aerial Survey
STARFlight and AFD Joint Training
Fire Prevention Week
National Preparedness Month
Danny Hobby, Executive Manager
5501 Airport Blvd., Ste. 203
Austin, Texas 78751
The Travis County Department of Emergency Services (TCDES) provides leadership for the planning, coordination and delivery of public safety services to enhance the safety of Travis County citizens and visitors. The department emphasizes innovation, integrity and responsible stewardship of the public trust.
Assists county departments, municipalities and other agencies in developing mitigation, planning, response and recovery documents for use during an emergency. Coordinates the County’s response and recovery efforts during disasters.
The office of the Fire Marshal is a law enforcement agency which provides inspections and investigates arson. The fire marshal also assists local fire protection agencies with technical advice and support.
Conducts medicolegal death investigations and performs forensic autopsies.
STAR Flight (Shock Trauma Air Rescue)
STAR Flight is a unique public safety air rescue program that performs everything from the transport of critically ill patients to fire fighting, and rescue to law enforcement.
Technology and Communications
Provides planning and analysis for county fixed and wireless communications.
Last Modified: Monday, May 13, 2013 3:57 PM