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The Amarillo Fire Department is here to serve you – our community. Our goal with our website, along with our social media pages is to connect and share with our communities and neighborhoods. Our firefighting family serving your family.

The Amarillo Fire Department’s mission is to protect our community by providing the highest quality of compassionate and professional services.

Receive basic firefighter certification through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection

Receive certification through the Texas Department of Health as an Emergency Medical Technician 1 or higher

Complete the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)

Complete an application for testing.

Jason Mays

Fire Chief

Brandon Mason

Deputy Chief of Support

Samuel Baucom Jr.

Deputy Chief of Operations

Jason Mays

Fire Chief

Brandon Mason

Deputy Chief of Support

Samuel Baucom Jr.

Deputy Chief of Operations

Receive basic firefighter certification through the Texas

Commission on Fire Protection

Receive certification through the Texas Department of Health as an Emergency Medical Technician 1 or higher

Complete the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)

Complete an application for testing.

The Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) is used to test the fitness of candidates for hire as Amarillo firefighters.

CPAT Orientation: The days scheduled as ORIENTATION are intended as an opportunity for candidates to become familiar with CPAT tasks and apparatus.

CPAT Practice: The days scheduled as PRACTICE are intended to allow candidates an opportunity to complete a timed practice run using actual CPAT apparatus and complete the entire course. To take the test, you will be required sign a waiver acknowledging that the ORIENTATION/PRACTICE sessions were made available to you.

CPAT Test: The day scheduled as TEST is a test day only. There will be no opportunity for practice and/or orientation. You will be required to watch a short video outlining the test.

CPAT Events: Are conducted at the AFD training Center 12400 NE 8th Ave.

CPAT Orientation Video

CPAT Candidate Attire Check List and Environmental Concerns

CPAT Candidate Preparation Guide

AMARILLO FIRE DEPARTMENT
310 S Van Buren
Amarillo, Texas 79101

Your Generous Support is Greatly Appreciated!

Entrance Exam Information

If you’re interested in becoming part of the Amarillo Fire Department, please complete the information below.

FIRST & LAST NAME*
ADDRESS
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Entrance Exam Information

If you’re interested in becoming part of the Amarillo Fire Department, please complete the information below.

FIRST & LAST NAME*
ADDRESS
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

AMARILLO FIRE DEPARTMENT
310 S Van Buren
Amarillo, Texas 79101

Your Generous Support is Greatly Appreciated!