Public Safety & Fire Protection

Volunteer Fire Deparment

22 Volunteer Firemen
Paramedic and EMT Trained Volunteers
Certified First Responders

Residential Fire Prevention and Safety


Jim Menefee, Fire Chief

Lorena Volunteer Fire Department
104 East Center Street
Lorena, TX 76655

Ambulance Service call 911
Initial response from the First Responders of the Lorena Volunteer Fire Department.
Ph: (254) 857-4400
Non-emergency Ph: (254) 857-3321
Emergency 911

East Texas Medical

1501 Hogan Lane
Waco, TX 76708
Ph: (254) 799-7718


Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center

100 Hillcrest Medical Blvd.
Waco, TX
Ph: (254) 202-2000
Acute Care-Full Service-Nonprofit-Clinic in Hewitt on Hwy 84

Providence Health Center

6901 Medical Parkway
Waco, TX 76712
Ph: (254) 751-4000
Acute Care-Full Service-Nonprofit-Clinic in Robinson on Hwy 84

Scott & White Hospital & Clinic

2401 S. 31st
Temple, TX 76708
Ph: (800) 792-3710
Ph: (254) 724-2111
Acute Care-Full Service plus Clinic in Hewitt & Waco

Public Safety

Lorena Police Department

100 N. Bordon
Lorena, TX 76655
Ph: (254) 857-9614
Non-emergency/City Hall Ph: (254) 857-4641
Emergency: 911

Number of Police Officers: Chief, Sergeant, plus three Patrol officer positions
Number of Code Enforcement Officers: One
Staff – Part time Administrative Assistant

McLennan County Sheriff

County Annex
219 N. 6th Street
Waco, TX 76696
Ph: (254) 757-5222
Emergency 911

Building Codes and Enforcement

Joseph Pace-Chief Building Official

Plan review by Bureau Veritas-contact Teresa Edwards at 254-857-4641
Code Enforcement-Ken Reeves

ISO Rating for Lorena
3 if located within 1000 feet of a fire hydrant and within 5 miles of the fire department
3Y if located within 1000 feet of a fire hydrant and more than 5 miles of the fire department

2006 edition of the International Building Code, plus 2006 edition of the International Mechanical, Electrical, Fuel, Fire, Electrical, Energy Conservation, and Property Maintenance Codes in effect in Lorena.

Building Permit Fees

  • Contact City Hall via phone at (254) 857-4641 or Email.
  • Sewer tap fee: $1,800
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