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Message from Fire Chief John Ballard
The Cedar Hill Fire Department is dedicated to providing excellent service to our community and making a difference in the lives of the people we serve. We know that through our interventions we are enhancing and changing our community, 1 life at a time. We are an all risk Fire Department. We proudly provide services in Fire Suppression, Emergency Medical Services (Advanced Life Support), Rescue Services, Fire Prevention, Public Education, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and Disaster Mitigation.

The Fire Department provides these services through our 4 fire stations and fire administration. In the past year the department opened our 4th fire station, improved our ISO Public Protection Class Rating to a Class 2, and has several Officers working on credentialing as TYPE III Incident Management Team Members.

Photo of Fire Chief Ballard, posing in front of the American flag.
The Fire Department has 78 personnel ready to serve you in a courteous and professional manner. We take pride in our service delivery and we use our training and skills to assist our residents, business partners and visitors on approximately 5,000 calls for service annually.

In closing, we want you to know that the men and women of the Cedar Hill Fire Department are honored to serve our community. We hope you enjoy your visit to our website.