Fire Department

​The Live Oak Fire Department's primary mission is to protect and enhance the high quality of life for the citizens and visitors of the City of Live Oak from adverse effects of natural and man-made emergencies.  Our goal is to provide a model customer-oriented Fire Protectection program through innovative, proactive and cost-efficient approach to emergency response, fire code application and public fire education.

March Safety Tip



A message from Fire Chief Charles M. Foster:

Thank you for your interest in our web site. The Live Oak Fire Department Family is honored to provide the citizens of Live Oak as well as the visitors to our city with emergency services and public fire safety education.  We recognize the trust that you place in us and the responsibility we have in doing the right thing at every incident every day.

We embrace the challenges and  opportunities that are a part of a thriving community and strive to meet your needs within the financial capabilities of the City.  The efforts of the Live Oak Fire Department combined with the diligence of our citizens have made Live Oak a safe and prosperous community.

We are an active community partner and have established many mutually beneficial relationships with other community organizations including the City of Live Oak Police Department, Bexar County Fire Marshall’s Office, the Combined Emergency Services Organization (CESO), the City of Schertz Emergency Medical Services, as well as school districts and utility providers.  The fire department is continually searching for opportunities to improve our services, promote efficiency, increase community and firefighter safety while maintaining financial stewardship.

We are a dedicated, diverse, educated and highly motivated fire department who embrace preserving the past, protecting the present and leading the future.  If I or any member of the Live Oak Fire Department can ever be of service, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Chief Foster

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Contact Info

Fire Administration
8001 Shin Oak Drive
Live Oak, Texas 78233

Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday
and Major Holidays

Phone 210-653-9140 x2243
Fax 210-657-7930
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