The City of Port Lavaca Fire Department is located approximately 30 miles south of Victoria, Texas on Highway 35. Port Lavaca is a friendly, growing community of about 12,000.
Paid firefighters work 24 hours on, 48 hours off. On each shift there are assigned: The Chief, one Captain, one Lieutenant, and three Engineers. Port Lavaca currently has two fire stations. Fire Station One is located at 1501 W. Austin. Station Two is located at 800 N. Highway 35.
The fire department office is located at Station One. Office hours are between 8:00 – 4:00, Monday through Friday.
Description of Services
The Port Lavaca Fire Department is responsible for fire prevention through community education programs, pre-fire plans and the Fire Marshal’s inspection program. Requests are answered promptly for the protection of life and property within the City limits and for the surrounding vicinity. Fire Suppression, Hazardous Materials Response, Water Rescue and Vehicle Accidents are some of the emergency services provided by the Fire Department for the well being of our community and its guests. The Fire Department also serves as the point of coordination for emergency services during disaster and other emergency situations.