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Ballinger Fire Department

The Ballinger Fire Department was established in April 1905 and has been dedicated to over a century of service to our community and surrounding neighbors.


We have one full-time firefighter, one part-time firefighter and 27 volunteer firefighters on our roster.


We serve the city of Ballinger and the southeastern area of Runnels County. Our coverage area is approximately 450 square miles.


We are located about 36 miles northeast of San Angelo and 54 miles south of Abilene.


We average about 150 calls per year.

We handle fire prevention, fire suppression and rescue incidents.

The department operates one engine, one rescue truck, one ladder truck, five brush rigs, one 6,000-gallon water tanker and one command/support unit.

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Fire Marshal

Charles Lobstein


325-365-5137 or 325-365-3591



106 N. 9th St.

Ballinger, TX 76821

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