Fire Department

Mission Statement

The Kilgore Fire Department is dedicated to protecting lives, property, and the environment through preparedness, prevention, public education, and emergency response with an emphasis on quality services, efficiency, effectiveness, and safety.


The Kilgore Fire Department consists of 33 career firefighters that work out of three fire staions and the administrative offices.

Firefighters work 24 hour shifts which are supervised by Shift Commanders .

"A" Shift - Captain Mark Henderson

"B" Shift - Captain Ben Jones

"C" Shift - Captain Justin Stephenson

Kilgore Fire Department

Administration Offices
815 N Kilgore St.
City Hall
Kilgore, Texas 75662
(903) 988-4112
24/7 Non-Emergency Phone Number (Dispatch)
(903) 983-1559
Many photos throughout the Fire Department's web site are courtesy of
"The Kilgore News Herald"