Fire Department Operations

The Operations Division is overseen by the Deputy Fire Chief of Operations/Emergency Management Coordinator who is supported by three Battalion Chiefs, 6 Captains, and a staff of 36 shift firefighters. This team is responsible for delivering direct emergency services to an estimated 50,000 residents of Copperas
Cove and Coryell, Bell, and Lampasas Counties.

These responsibilities include:
 Fire Suppression
 Emergency Medical Services
 Rescue Operations
 Apparatus Specification and Purchasing
 Apparatus Maintenance and Testing
 Mutual Aid
 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
 Equipment Maintenance
 Hose Testing

We provide these services from three (3) strategically located fire stations. Fire apparatus and ambulances are staffed 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.

Gary Young
Gary YoungFire Chief

Fire Department
Central Fire Station
415 S. Main St.
Copperas Cove, TX. 76522
Ph: (254)547-2514