Fire Marshal Special Operations Group

On February 20, 2018, the Williamson County Commissioners Court created the Fire Marshal office effective April 1, 2018. The Commissioners Court named Marty Herrin to be the county’s first fire marshal, and he was sworn into office on Monday, April 2.Williamson County Fire Marshal Special Operations Division is built to operate under an economical model that will provide all Williamson County citizens and visitors access to a regionally coordinated set of standards for specialized planning, enforcement and emergency response by assisting the local responders when needed, 24/7/365.

Office/Department Overview:  The Fire Marshal Special Operations office is statutorily responsible for providing fire investigations throughout the County and is also responsible for providing fire prevention programs, hazardous materials response, swift water rescue, wilderness search and rescue, technical rope rescue, and county resource coordination.  The Fire Marshal is tasked with preventing and reducing the impact of fires and other special hazards throughout Williamson County.