Mission and Scope

It is the mission of the Brownsville Fire Department to preserve life and property, promote public safety and foster economic growth through leadership, management, and actions as an all-risk, life-safety response provider.

The department focuses its efforts on responding rapidly to emergencies, providing appropriate intervention and community education.
To Residents:
We owe the residents of Brownsville the highest quality of service possible, characterized by responsiveness integrity and professionalism. We will continually strive for quality improvement.

To Fire Department:
We owe the Brownsville Fire Department our full commitment and dedication. We will always look beyond the traditional scope of our individual positions to promote teamwork and organizational effectiveness.

To Ourselves:
We owe ourselves personal and professional growth. We will seek new knowledge and greater challenges, and strive to remain at the leading edge of our profession.

  • To develop an organization to effectively administer and manage the resources of the Department.
  • To develop a system for minimizing the impact of disasters and other emergencies on life and poverty.
  • To provide an effective Emergency Medical Service System.
  • To provide an effective Fire Prevention and Public Safety System.