After the purchase of a fire pump, the “Schiefling am See Voluntary Fire Brigade” was founded in 1887. The first commander was the innkeeper Martin Bürger. During that time, a dense network of voluntary fire brigades was set up throughout Austria. In the early 1930s, several major fires rocked the municipality.
Until the end of the 20th century, fire brigades were the preserve of adult men. Changes in the working world and the village structure led to them being opened to youth and women. There has been a separate youth fire brigade in Schiefling since 1992.