Wise County Sand Flat Volunteer Fire Department


Contact Information

Physical Address
Wise County Sand Flat Volunteer Fire Department
745 C R 1744
Chico, TX 76431
Mailing Address
Wise County Sand Flat Volunteer Fire Department
PO Box 100
Chico, TX 76431
Phone: (940) 644-5975
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Volunteer Information

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Mission Statement

The Wise County Sand Flat VFD is a privately owned and operated, non-profit organization. We operate under the jurisdiction of Wise County Fire Marshal’s Operating Procedures, we train to NFPA 1001 and 1002 standards and we are all members of the Texas State Fireman and Fire Marshal’s Association. Typically, we make 2 ½ calls per month. You may ask, what is involved, how do I start, and what do I need to do? IMPORTANT, your safety as a volunteer is paramount, you will be taught to walk before you run. You only accomplish tasks that you have been trained to accomplish.  No previous firefighting training required  We conduct CPR and AED training every 2 years  You must be 18 years or older to be an active member (Females welcome)  Your Safety along with your fellow firefighters is paramount  We train once a month  We have a training library including books and DVDs  You don’t need to live here full time  We issue pagers for notification plus firefighter phone apps  You will become a member of the State Fireman’s and Fire Marshal’s Association (SFFMA) along with their nice perks  You will become a member of the Life Team 68 air ambulance (we pay your dues)  We own and operate outstanding firefighting gear (a lot of new gear) If you feel uncomfortable with firefighting, but you still want to help; • We always need help with the July fund raiser • You may want to serve on the Board of Directors • Help us by taking care of fire station’s yard • Truck maintenance, Freightliners, Dodge, Ford and Chevy • Small engine maintenance, generator, chain saw and other small engines • Writing and submitting grants, both State and Federal • If you have a medical background, you may want to participate with our the first responders Did you know that over 70% of active firefighters in the United States are volunteers? Become part of this great institution, take the challenge and help out your community. For more information, please contact Assistant Chief, Andy Sabo at 817-291-7011
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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: 11
Non-Firefighting Support Personnel
Non-Firefighting Paid Staff: 0
Non-Firefighting Volunteers: 4

Management of this profile

Wise County Sand Flat Volunteer Fire Department is currently managed by Craig Scott. If you work at Wise County Sand Flat Volunteer Fire Department and have the authority to update fire department info, you can apply to be added as a manager of this profile.