Joshua City Hall 101 South Main St. Joshua, Texas 76058

(817) 558-7447

Fire Department

City of Joshua Texas Fire Department LogoCONTACT:

Emergency: DIAL 911
Phone: (817) 558-4141
Fax: (817) 641-7526


  • Joshua Fire Department
    770 N. Main Joshua, TX 76058 – Map


  • Monday – Thursday
    8 a.m. – noon
    1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Friday 8 a.m. – noon

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The Joshua Fire Department was established October 22, 1951 as a volunteer department.

Today, the department continues to be volunteer staffed with the exception of the Fire Chief and Fire Marshall. It operates out of one fire station and responds to approximately 1,100 calls for service annually.

The department’s three service divisions include:

Emergency Management:

Fire Chief: Wayne Baker
This division is responsible for Emergency Preparedness, Hazard Mitigation, Hazard Warning, All-Hazard Response, as well as Incident Management from the City’s Emergency Operations Center


Assistant Chief (Operations): Lani Whiddon
This division is responsible for training, fire and EMS response, as well as recruitment of new volunteers.

Fire Prevention:

Fire Marshall: Joey Kratky
This division is responsible for Fire Inspections and Plans Review, Public Education, Public Life and Fire Safety Education, Car Seat Installation Inspections, Fire Investigations, as well as Professional Conduct Investigations

Wayne Baker
Fire Chief
Lani Whiddon
Assistant Fire Chief
Joey Kratky
Fire Marshal