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Travis County Fire Marshal,  Fire Investigations


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Our Fire/Arson Investigators are responsible for investigating fires and explosions in the unincorporated areas of Travis County, examining fire scenes to determine the cause and origin of the fire.

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Arson Information - Help stop arson in Travis County!

Contact CRIMESTOPPERS at (512) 472-TIPS: (512) 472-8477

Arson is a serious crime and is the second leading cause of residential fire deaths! National statistics indicate that one out of every four fires is arson, killing 500 people and causing an estimated $900 million in property damage each year.

Arson in Travis County is in line with national statistics, accounting for approximately 20% of all fires investigated by the Travis County Fire Marshal's Office.

The Austin Fire Department will handle these requests using the following guidelines.

  1. All requests for any AFD incident report must be submitted via the form linked below.

  2. An AFD agent will endeavor to provide the requested information within ten (10) days from time request was received. Copy charges are 10 cents per page.

  3. Due to the volume of requests, AFD incident reports are not faxed to the requester. Receipt of information is available via pickup, U.S. mail, or overnight mail on the requester’s account number.

  4. Additional fees may be applicable dependent on the nature of the request.

For a running list of fire incidents, please follow us on Twitter @AFDIncidents.

To obtain a fire incident report, please submit a Request for Fire Incident Report

Contact the Austin Fire PIO


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Wildfire Prevention and Mitigation programs are provided by the Austin Fire Department's Wildfire Division. 

More detailed information, including contact information can be found at the AFD Wildfire website. 


Contact the Austin Fire Department's Community Outreach section. 

Learn More

First, please review the FAQs for outdoor burning provided by the Travis Co. Fire Marshal. 

Then, please fill out this form  and the Austin Fire Department dispatchers will be notified. 

Thank you.