Protecting lives and property from fire
2014 IAFC Fire Chief of the Year
Our vision: We are dedicated and committed to being a progressive and attentive community-focused Fire and Rescue service. We work, as a team, to promote health and safety through prevention to those entrusted in our care.
Manchaca Fire/Rescue (MVFD) is the Fire Department which serves the areas just south of the City of Austin to the Travis County boundary line. This includes subdivisions such as Bear Creek, Onion Creek Meadows, the City of San Leanna, and Shady Hollow. Our coverage area includes about 12 square miles and a population of around 17,000.
Manchaca Fire Rescue's very own, Chief Chris Barron, receives the very prestigious IAFC Fire Chief of the Year award. This award has only been awarded to two fire chiefs from Texas in its history. Congrats to Chief Barron on this accomplishment. Click below for the video interview.