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The New Braunfels Fire Department Operations Division readily responds to any emergency 24/7. Operational services include:
Basic and advanced life support
Emergency medical response, treatment, and transport
Hazardous materials response and mitigation
Technical Rescue to include, High Angle, Confined Space, Trench Rescue and Dive Rescue and Recovery
Operations crews also perform many daily routine functions like fire hydrant maintenance, pre-planning inspections of local businesses, demonstrations, training, and maintenance of equipment and vehicles.
Management and Roles
The Operations Division of the New Braunfels Fire Department (NBFD) is comprised of three separate shifts, each having 40 highly trained men and women who proudly serve the citizens and visitors in New Braunfels. The Operations Division is led by Assistant Chief Derek Wrenn. Each shift is commanded by a battalion chief, who is housed at Station 1. Station 1 also has a captain and lieutenant, every other station has a lieutenant in charge of their respective station. Every NBFD firefighter is at a minimum dual-certified. That is, they are a certified firefighter and an emergency medical technician. NBFD firefighters could be called for fire suppression for one call and then perform a completely different role on their next call for help as EMS technicians.
"Protection with Integrity"
424 South Castell Ave. - New Braunfels, TX 78130 - Ph: (830) 221-4000 - Fax: (830) 608-2109
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