Ben Wheeler Volunteer Fire Department Inc.

Ben Wheeler Volunteer Fire Department is also known as: Station 1 Ben Wheeler Fire & Rescue

Contact Information

Physical Address
Ben Wheeler Volunteer Fire Department
5408 Farm to Market Rd 858
Ben Wheeler, TX 75754
Mailing Address
Ben Wheeler Volunteer Fire Department
POBox 396
Ben Wheeler, TX 75754
Phone: (903) 833-5505
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Fire Chief

Volunteer Information

Ben Wheeler Volunteer Fire Department is looking for volunteers
Contact: Any Member of BWFD
(903) 833-5505

Mission Statement

The purpose of Ben Wheeler Fire Department shall be to organize and maintain a volunteer fire department for the Ben Wheeler community, exclusively as a public safety organization in accordance with Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code. Accordingly, the department operates to attain the following goals: A) To answer fire alarms and county dispatches to fight fires for protection of life and property. B) To provide the best possible fire protection. C) To provide assistance in the event of an emergency. D) To provide assistance in medical emergencies as first responders. E) To train men and women to serve as fire fighters, rescue personnel and first responders in an emergency situation. F) To obtain and keep in the best possible condition any equipment necessary to respond to emergencies. G) To increasing awareness within the entire Ben Wheeler Fire Department area of responsibility for fire prevention measures, and safety in all areas of everyday life. H) To foster relationships in the Ben Wheeler Fire Department area of responsibility so that all persons can unite and work together for the improvement of the district in cases of emergency. I) Strive to maintain certification as a First Responder Organization by the State of Texas and be prepared for medical emergencies. J) The Members and First Responders of the Department shall, at all times, lend mutual-aid to all surrounding fire departments, emergency service agencies and law enforcement, if at all possible or feasible.
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Fire Department Statistics

Department Type: Volunteer
Number of Stations: 1
Firefighting Personnel
Full-Time Paid Firefighters: 0
Part-Time Paid Firefighters: 0
Volunteer Firefighters: 20
Non-Firefighting Support Personnel
Non-Firefighting Volunteers: 8

Management of this profile

Ben Wheeler Volunteer Fire Department is currently managed by Chris Meyer and Patrick Larkin. If you work at Ben Wheeler Volunteer Fire Department and have the authority to update fire department info, you can apply to be added as a manager of this profile.