The Borger Fire Department is a fully professional department. Led by the Fire Chief and Assistant Chief, the 24 members 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.
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.
The City of Borger was the first city in the U.S. to become a Firewise Community.
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
- Fire Extinguisher Usage
- Fit Testing
- 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 mitigate the risk of wildfires in the rural/urban interface by reducing hazardous fuel.