Fire and EMS


The Watauga Fire Department is a full service organization that consists of 1 Engine Company, 2 M.I.C.U ambulances which includes a cross staffed Quint/M.I.C.U. We employ 27 personnel that consist of the Fire Chief, Assistant Fire Chief, Fire Marshal, 3 Lieutenants, 3 Driver/Engineers, and 18 Firefighter/Paramedics.  

Mission Statement

The mission of the Watauga Fire Department is to safeguard the lives and property and to enhance the quality of life of any person that resides in, works in, or visits the City of Watauga through a commitment to service with:


Core Values

To Residents:

We owe the residents of Watauga the highest quality of service possible, characterized by responsiveness, integrity and professionalism. We will continually strive for quality improvement.

To Fire Department:

We owe the Watauga Fire Department our full commitment and dedication. We will always look beyond the traditional scope of our individual positions to promote teamwork and organizational effectiveness.

To Each Other:

We owe each other a working environment characterized by trust and respect for the individual, fostering open and honest communication at all levels.

To Ourselves:

We owe ourselves personal and professional growth. We will seek new knowledge and greater challenges, and strive to remain at the leading edge of our profession.