Cuero Fire Department

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Mission Statement


"The Cuero Fire Department is committed to providing the highest level of public safety for our community. We will protect lives and property by providing rapid and reliable services. We will provide professional fire suppression, emergency response, and fire prevention education to the residents and visitors of Cuero."

Area


The Cuero Fire Department covers the City of Cuero, as well as assists neighboring fire departments within DeWitt County as help is needed. The total area within the City of Cuero is approximately 5 square miles.

Firefighting Personnel


We have 6 paid firefighters that are Texas Commission on Fire Protection certified in structural firefighting, driver/operator, hazardous materials, and fire service instructors.  6 paid firemen are also Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). These firefighters work together with 23 volunteer firefighters from the Cuero Volunteer Fire Department. The paid firemen work 48 hours on-duty, followed by 96 hours off-duty.


Paid Crews

Shift A

 

Shift B Shift C


Johnny Varela - A Shift

Johnny

Cory Mekush - B Shift

Cory

Clint Morris - C Shift

Clint

Juan Solis - A Shift

Juan

David Crowley - B Shift

David

Josh Schuenemann - C Shift

Josh

Equipment

  • 3 Engines
  • 2 Tankers
  • 2 Brush Trucks
  • 2 Water Rescue Vehicles

Cuero Volunteer FD Officers

    * Chief - Robert Smith
    * 1st Assistant Chief - Brian Ladwig
    * 2nd Assistant Chief - Hank Stall
    * 3rd Assistant Chief - Fred Postert