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The Azle Fire Department is a combination paid/volunteer department protecting a mostly residential area with light industrial and lake front areas. We cover approximately 25 square miles in the fire and emergency medical service district. There are 5 paid firefighters per 24 hour shift, 6 during peak time. Lieutenant being the company/station officer. We have a paid fire chief and fire marshal that work regular business hours. We are supplemented by volunteer staff and part-time paid personnel who fill in shifts.