The Denison Fire Department is considered a combination department consisting of a full-time chief and 36 volunteers. The fire department responds to just over 110 square miles of first response area and another 117 square miles for automatic mutual aid. The fire department operates out of one fire station with several pieces of apparatus which include a 2004 Pierce Enforcer Pumper, 1999 Toyne Tanker-Pumper, 1994 Smeal Aerial, 2004 Ford Excursion, three quick attack units, a heavy rescue and equipment truck.
The fire department provides fire suppression services as well as technical rescues such as vehicle accidents, confined space, high angle and trench rescue, hazardous materials, and basic water search and recovery. The fire department is also very active in fire prevention and code enforcement.