About LFD

Longview Fire Department provides an array of services to the citizens of Longview. Currently, LFD consists of 180 full-time authorized positions, 170 of which are uniformed personnel with 10 civilian. To accommodate the department’s Apprenticeship Program, We operate out of 8 fire stations strategically located throughout Longview, as well as a designated Fire Training Center. LFD has 3 rotating shifts - A, B, C; therefore, all shift personnel work a 24 hour on-duty, 48 hours off-duty schedule. The number of employees assigned to each station varies with the size of the station and the apparatus located there. Current annual call volume is approximately 19,000 emergency service calls with approximately 14,000 EMS related calls.