News Flash

Posted on: September 17, 2019

You're Invited! SMFD Open House-Saturday, October 5, 2019

10052019 SMFD Open House Inviation PNG

To kick off Fire Prevention Month, come to the SMFD Open House to learn about fire prevention with fun interactive events and demonstrations. 

Come take a ride in a fire truck; watch a clown show teaching fire safety, and witness a vehicle rescue ...

Read on...

Fire Department News
Posted on: September 11, 2019

9-11 Remembrance Ceremony Was Held

Resized_20190911_090259

9-11 Remembrance Ceremony Was Held on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.The San Marcos Fire Department held a remembrance ceremony to commemorate the heroes and victims of 9-11 near the Fire Bell at San Marcos City Hall.

The program opened with a welc...

Read on...

Fire Department News
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Swearing In Ceremony held at City Hall

Mayor Hughson & Chief Stephens perform the official Oath of Office with Firefighter Rudy Blasich

A badge pinning ceremony took place at City Hall on Monday, August 19, 2019.  Two firefighters, Rudy Blasich & Joshua Jahns, took their oath of office as a solemn promise to defend the Constitution of the United States. Firefighter badges wer...

Read on...

Fire Department News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Successful Fan Drive

Fan Drive

The San Marcos Fire Department has had a successful donation drive for the annual Family Eldercare Summer Fan Drive.  These will be donated to area seniors, people with disabilities, and households with children that are in financial need. Thanks...

Read on...

Fire Department News
Posted on: July 18, 2019

SMFD Jr. Fire Academy

Resized_20190621_130248

This summer's Jr. Fire Academy Summer Camp was a huge success. The kids learned about the various aspects of being a firefighter, life-saving techniques, fire safety and fire equipment. The SMFD hosted 48 children as part of their free summer camp program...

Read on...

Fire Department News
Posted on: July 18, 2019

State Farm Donation for SMFD Junior Fire Academy

Resized_20190614_112445

State Farm generously donated $4000 towards the San Marcos Fire Department Junior Fire Academy. The Fire Department is grateful for their support and generosity in offsetting expenses and helping to make this free summer camp possible for so many children...

Read on...

Fire Department News
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Annual SMFD Awards Ceremony

Jana Green received retirement recognition after 24 years of service.

The Annual SMFD Awards Ceremony was held on May 31, 2019. Here are some highlights below: 

(From left to right) Fire Marshal, Kelly Kistner with Captains Clint Foehner and Jonathan Henderson, who received their Peace Officer badg...

Read on...

Fire Department News
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Fire Station #1 Wins Main Street’s “Partner of the Month” Award

Partner of the Month - FD May 2019

The distinction, formerly “Business of the Month,” is a new label that has been expanded to encompass both hardworking small businesses and non-profit or public service organizations

Fire Station #1 has served San Marcos from its current location since 196...

Read on...

Fire Department News
Posted on: April 16, 2019

SMFD and PD Donated Funds to 5th Graders

Check Presentation

San Marcos Fire Department and San Marcos Police Department presented a check in the amount of $2,783.00 to Travis Elementary School fifth grade students on the morning of April 12, 2019.

SMFD and SMPD learned about a program at Travis Elementary School th...

Read on...

Fire Department News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

In Honor of Jana Green's Retirement

GREEN, JANA

Jana Green joined the City of San Marcos as an Administrative Secretary on September 19, 1984 and retired on January 31, 2019 after 34 years and 4 months of service.

Jana Green was promoted to a Planning Technician in May 1988; a Planning Assistant in Octo...

Read on...

Fire Department News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

Valentine Lunch at Mendez

Captain Sherrill with students

“Let’s Heat Up The Week With Our Community Fire Departments” at Mendez Elementary School. The afternoon kicked off with a special invitation to First Responders to attend a “Be My Valentine” lunch with students at Mendez Elementary School on February 11, ...

Read on...

Fire Department News
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Fire Chief Les Stephens Appointed to One-Call Board of Texas

Les Stephens, Fire Chief

In mid-December 2018, San Marcos Fire Chief Les Stephens was appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to the One-Call Board of Texas, a seven member board with authority over “Call Before You Dig” systems that notify the underground facility ...

Read on...

Fire Department News
Posted on: December 19, 2018

Stuffed Animal Donation to SMFD

JB Goodwin Donation Box

The San Marcos Fire Department received a donation of 30 new plush animals on December 19, from JB Goodwin Realtors based in New Braunfels to provide comfort to children at the scene of incident calls. Brittney Herbelin, a City employee in the police depa...

Read on...

Fire Department News
Posted on: October 16, 2018

GIS Mapping in San Marcos Greenspaces Assist 1st Responders

San Marcos Fire Department Logo

The City of San Marcos Employee Group would like to recognize Katie Steele from GIS - Information Technology as the winner of the 3rd Quarterly CIVIC Award. Katie recently took on the initiative to improve the map-ping of the San Marcos Greenspaces by act...

Read on...

Fire Department News
Posted on: October 11, 2018

SMFD Wife Was Inducted into Women's Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame Howsers

The 2018 inductees into the Women's Hall of Fame, was long-time community volunteer, Aleene Howser, wife of Engineer Richard Howser.  The ceremony was held on Monday, October 8, 2018.  The hall of fame was established in 1984 to honor no...

Read on...

Fire Department News