Contact Us

Garland Fire Department
1500 Highway 66
Garland, Texas 75040

Office hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Station numbers are not listed.
Please call 9-1-1 for emergencies.
Fire Chief
Raymond Knight
rknight@garlandtx.gov
972-781-7100
Fire Marshal's Office
Prevention & Investigation
Battalion Chief Mike VanBuskirk
mvanbusk@garlandtx.gov
972-781-7148
Operations Chief 
Assistant Chief Carl Coan
ccoan@garlandtx.gov
972-781-7100
EMS and Training
Assistant Chief Eric Lovett
elovett@garlandtx.gov
972-781-7104
Administrative Chief
Assistant Chief Kelly Miller
KMiller@garlandtx.gov
972-781-7105
Public Information Officer
Merrill J. Balanciere
mbalanci@garlandtx.gov
972-781-7124

Public Education and Events
cbalanci@garlandtx.gov
972-781-7148
Custodian of Records
fireinfo@garlandtx.gov
972-781-7124
972-781-7153 Fax
Purchasing and Support
Lt. Jeremy House
jhouse@garlandtx.gov
972-781-7137
Training Division
gfdtrain@garlandtx.gov
972-781-7130
Recruiter
Kristi Shepherd
gfdrecruiting@garlandtx.gov
972-781-7149
972-781-7142 Fax