About Us

Vision Statement


We, the San Marcos Fire Department, shall create an organization that is engaged with the community and a crucial part of it. We shall create and preserve an environment that inspires success by trusting and empowering each other to strive for perfection. We shall train to the highest standards and act selflessly in our dedication to community, organization, and each other. We shall support, encourage, and hold each other accountable. We shall take pride and ownership in everything entrusted to us with the protection of our citizens and our members as our top priority.

Mission Statement



Prevention * Service With Dignity * Safety


San Marcos Fire Department is dedicated to providing a well-trained, motivated, and diverse team of professionals who deliver excellence in prevention, educational programs, and emergency response services to our community in a safe, responsible, and efficient manner.

Insurance Services Office (ISO) Rating for San Marcos


A rating schedule was developed by the Insurance Services Office (ISO). This rating schedule serves insurance companies that cover property and casualty benefits for their clients. ISO representatives use the schedule when surveying a community's fire protection capabilities. The ISO rating for San Marcos is February 9, 2010.

Find more information about ISO click on the Texas Department of Insurance Website or the Texas Addendum to the Fire Suppression Rating Schedule (PDF).