The Smithville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc proudly protects approximately 9000 people living in an area of about 152 square miles. We operate out of 2 stations that protect a primarily rural area. Our department is 100% volunteer status.
The Department was organized in 1895. We protect the City of Smithville, Southeastern Bastrop County and portions of Western Fayette County. Our average in city response time is 4.86 minutes, out of city under 9 minutes. We have 51 active volunteer members including 7 career firefighters from major area departments that give of their time.