Our Department

Operations

The Borger Fire Department is a fully professional department. Led by a Fire Chief, the 24 men of the Department are divided into three shifts consisting each of a Captain, Lieutenant, two Engineers and four firefighters. The Department is also served by a full time Fire Marshal. The Borger Fire Department serves the City of Borger and outlying areas in a total response area greater than 450 square miles.

Fire Department Staff

First Response

The Borger Fire Department is a very proactive fire department. The Department provides first response to all:

  • Dangerous Situations
  • Emergency Medical Calls Within Our Response Area
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Structure Fires
  • Vehicle Accidents
  • Wildland Fires

The Borger Fire Department strives to provide the highest level of excellence in all services it provides. It’s our community.

Compressed Air Foam Systems

Each front line engine is equipped with Compressed Air Foam Systems (CAFS). CAFS greatly reduces water damage, makes entry safer for our firefighters, and enhances our fire rescue capabilities.

Firewise

The City of Borger was the first city in the U.S. to become a Firewise Community.

Training

The Borger Fire Department operates a training division that offers comprehensive training to our industrial partners. This training includes:

  • Confined Space and High Angle Rescue
  • CPR
  • Fire Extinguisher Usage
  • Fit Testing
  • H2S
  • ICS Training

Hazard Mitigation Program

The Department also oversees the City’s Rural/Urban Interface Hazard Mitigation Program. Through this program, the Department conducts prescribed burns to mitigation the risk of wildfires in the rural/urban interface by reducing the hazardous fuel.