Civilian Responder Program

The 2024 Victoria Fire Department Civilian Responder Program is a great opportunity for the civilians of Victoria to learn how to react in emergency situations and to learn more about their local fire department.

The fun includes:

  • Fire Services
  • Car Extrication (Jaws of Life)
  • Rappelling
  • Apparatus Familiarization
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Stop the Bleed class
  • Hands Only CPR
  • EpiPen Assist


Minimum Requirements: You must be at least 18 years of age and reside in Victoria City/ County. 

The responder program will be held on Monday evenings, from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM on May 6th, 13th and 20th and on Saturday, May 25th, from 8:00AM to 12:00PM. 

The responder program meets at the Victoria Fire Department Training Facility (1411 SW Ben Jordan East).  

For more information please contact our Training Division: 

Office: (361) 485-3470

Email: Chief Dana Woodward -

If you would like to apply to the Civilian Responder Program please click here

*NOTE* Limited space available.