Cuero Fire Department

Front Line Fleet

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."


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 7 paid firefighters that are Texas Commission on Fire Protection certified in structural firefighting, driver/operator, hazardous materials, and fire service instructors. The 7 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.

Career Firefighters

Clint Morris - Captain


Juan Solis - Lieutenant A Shift


Cory Mekush - Lieutenant B Shift


Josh Schuenemann -Lieutenant/ Training Officer C Shift


DJ Truman - Firefighter A Shift

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Cade Netherlain - Firefighter B Shift


Michael Renteria - Firefighter C Shift

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  • 3 Engines
  • 2 Tankers
  • 3 Brush Trucks