The Ballinger Fire Department was established in April of 1905, and has been dedicated to over a century of service to the community and surrounding neighbors. We have 1 paid firefighter and 27 volunteer firefighters on our roster. We serve the City of Ballinger (pop. 3700) and the Southeastern area of Runnels County. Our coverage area is approximately 450 Square miles. The community profile is Rural (Farming & Ranching) / Light Industrial.
We are located 36 miles east of San Angelo, Tx. and 54 miles south of Abilene, Tx. U.S. Highway 83 and U.S. Highway 67 intersect through our city. We average about 125 calls a year. We handle fire prevention, fire suppression and rescue incidents. The department operates 2-Engines, 1-Ladder Truck, 1-Booster Truck, 3-Brush Rigs, 1-6000 gallon water tender, 1-Rehab Unit and 1-Command / Support Unit
106 N. 9th
Ballinger, TX 76821