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About the Fire Department

About College Station Fire Department

CSFD LogoSince 1970, College Station Fire Department has served residents and businesses, in the growing community of College Station, Texas. Since it's inception, as a volunteer fire department that was previously provided by Texas A&M University, College Station Fire Department has provided increasingly higher levels of fire protection and life safety services to a rapidly growing population. With fire stations strategically located throughout College Station, our mission continues to provide "Excellence Through Service."




Fire Chief McMahan

Fire Chief McMahanA dynamic leader with more than 30 years in the Fire Service, Fire Chief Jonathan McMahan leads a team of over 150 professionals to protect College Station through a variety of fire and life safety programs.


Guiding Principles

Mission

Excellence through Service

Vision

Create a community free from preventable harm; we will create order anywhere there is chaos.

Values

Compassion. Service. Focus. Dedication.


Professional Standards

International Accreditation
CFAI Accreditation LogoCollege Station Fire Department is an accredited agency by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). What that means is we take extra steps to ensure that we are providing high-quality fire and life safety services in the most effective and cost-efficient manner. Accreditation is a comprehensive and rigorous self-assessment and evaluation process that requires us to look at our past, current, and future service levels and internal performance and compare them to industry best practices. Accreditation is awarded only after CFAI determines our agency meets or exceeds the highest standards of performance and safety, and reaccreditation is required every five years. We are committed to giving you top-of-the-line service, earning your respect, and caring for your family and business as we would our own.
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Strategic Plan
Standards of Cover


ISO Rating
ISO Class 1 logoCollege Station Fire Department (CSFD) proudly holds an Insurance Service Office (ISO) Class 1/8Y Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating. Effective April 1, 2019, an ISO Class 1 Rating places CSFD in the top-tier of agencies in the United States that provide fire protection. The enhanced rating validates that fire protection, water service, and communications are in the top-tier.

ISO collects and evaluates fire suppression capabilities in over 48,000 communities in the United States. ISO notes that most insurers use the PPC classification for underwriting and calculating premiums on residential, commercial, and industrial properties. The PPC score is a measure of the community’s overall ability to reduce property losses due to fires.

The scale of a PPC rating ranges from 1-10, with Class 1 being the highest rating. College Station Fire Departments community Class 1 rating comes on the heels of a recent and extensive analysis performed by ISO on the College Station community's fire prevention and suppression systems.

ISO a third-party entity that assesses College Station Fire Department on a regular basis. The Commission on Fire Accreditation International also evaluates College Station Fire Department to ensure that we are providing high-quality fire and life safety services.




History of College Station Fire Department

First Fire StationCollege Station Fire Department has a rich history and continues to provide increasingly high-quality fire and life safety services to the residents and visitors of College Station.

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