Fire Marshal Special Operations Group

On February 20, 2018, the Williamson County Commissioners Court created the Fire Marshal office effective April 1, 2018. The Commissioners Court named Marty Herrin to be the county’s first fire marshal, and he was sworn into office on Monday, April 2.Williamson County Fire Marshal Special Operations Division is built to operate under an economical model that will provide all Williamson County citizens and visitors access to a regionally coordinated set of standards for specialized planning, enforcement and emergency response by assisting the local responders when needed, 24/7/365.

Office/Department Overview:  The Fire Marshal Special Operations office is statutorily responsible for providing fire investigations throughout the County and is also responsible for providing fire prevention programs, hazardous materials response, swift water rescue, wilderness search and rescue, technical rope rescue, and county resource coordination.  The Fire Marshal is tasked with preventing and reducing the impact of fires and other special hazards throughout Williamson County.


Fireworks Safety Tips from the Fire Marshal's Office

  • 24 June 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Fireworks Safety Tips from the Fire Marshal's Office

When many people think of Independence Day celebrations, they think of fireworks; however, most jurisdictions have city ordinances prohibiting the use of fireworks within or near the city limits.  If you are unsure of the ordinances, it is always safer to check with the city or local fire department prior to the purchase or discharge of fireworks. Fireworks are not permitted in Williamson County parks. To check an interactive county map with the fireworks free buffer zone area, go to this link  https://gis.wilco.org/maps/?viewer=countymap.  Click this story to read more safety tips on fireworks from the Williamson County Fire Marshal's Office. 

June is National Safety Month

Keeping your home safe!

June is National Safety Month

June was declared National Safety Month by the National Safety Council in 1996 to make strides in reducing the leading causes of unintentional injury and death at work, on the road, and in homes and communities. Every year local entities, organizations, and non-profits use June as a time to educate communities about different safety-related topics. The Williamson County Fire Marshal’s Office is taking advantage of this time to share the following safety tips to help identify risks and hazards at home. With people spending more time at home these days, now is the time to ensure your home is the safest it can be!


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