Fire Chief David Coatney is responsible for the overall management and strategic planning of the fire department. Chief Coatney has nearly three decades of fire, emergency medical services, and emergency management experience and has served in a variety of roles during his career. Essential to the effective and efficient management of the fire department, Chief Coatney relies on the knowledge and experience of his command staff, operations personnel, and civilian administrative staff to provide the highest level of public safety services to the citizens of Round Rock.
“The fire service is about teamwork, responding to the worst day in a person’s life, and providing service before self. The members of the Round Rock Fire Department perform these roles in an exemplary manner because of our training, commitment to each other, and commitment to the people we are sworn to protect."