Little Elm Fire Department

The Little Elm Fire Department (LEFD) is a professional emergency response agency comprised of 80 plus dedicated full-time firefighters operating from three strategically located firehouses. LEFD was founded in 1960 and maintains a 24/7 operational schedule, which is necessary to ensure a rapid and reliable response to fires, medical emergencies, and various other types of incidents and events.

LEFD is proud to serve the residents of the Town of Little Elm, along with the following nearby communities:

  • Town of Lakewood Village
  • Town of Cross Roads
  • Frisco West WCIDDC (i.e. Frisco Ranch and Frisco Hills subdivisions)
  • Unincorporated Denton County (Hilltown and Rocky Point)

Our Mission

At LEFD, our mission is to safeguard our communities by providing exceptional pre-hospital care, efficient fire suppression, and comprehensive fire prevention services. Through our dedicated and highly trained personnel, we strive to protect lives, property, and the environment with unwavering commitment, professionalism, and customer service.

Pre-Hospital Care:
We are dedicated to delivering top-quality pre-hospital care to those in need. Our highly skilled emergency medical technicians and paramedics respond promptly to medical emergencies, providing critical care and ensuring the well-being of individuals in distress. We prioritize patient safety and employ the latest advancements in medical technology and protocols to deliver the best possible outcomes.

Fire Suppression:
We are relentless in our commitment to extinguishing fires swiftly and effectively. Our firefighters undergo rigorous training and possess the expertise necessary to combat various types of fires. Equipped with state-of-the-art firefighting equipment and techniques, we respond promptly to emergencies, minimizing property damage, and protecting lives. We work collaboratively with other emergency services to ensure a seamless response and mitigate risks.

Fire Prevention:
We believe that preventing fires is as vital as responding to them. Our fire prevention efforts focus on educating our community about fire safety measures, promoting fire code compliance, and conducting thorough inspections of properties. We collaborate with schools, businesses, and community organizations to raise awareness about fire hazards, implement fire safety plans, and encourage proactive measures to reduce the risk of fire incidents.

By integrating these core components into our mission, we strive to create a safer environment for our communities. Our commitment to excellence, continuous training, and innovation empowers us to adapt to evolving challenges and provide superior emergency services. Together, we work towards building resilient communities where the well-being and safety of our residents are paramount.

Our mission is accomplished through the Town’s Core Values of integrity, customer service, efficiency, and innovation. We know as we continue tying our values to our mission that will be a premiere emergency services provider and will imprint our legacy on the fire service and in the community.