Clay County Fire Department

Find Clay County Texas fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.

Bellevue Fire Department 513 Franklin Street Bellevue TX 76228 940-928-2125

Bluegrove Volunteer Fire Department FM Hwy 172 Bluegrove TX 76352 940-781-5376

Byers Volunteer Fire Department 609 Main Street Byers TX 76357 940-529-6464

Joy Volunteer Fire Department 910 Farm to Market Road 2847 Henrietta TX 76365 940-476-2636

Lake Arrowhead Volunteer Fire Department Station A 3250 East Arrowhead Drive Henrietta TX 76365 940-528-2219

Petrolia Volunteer Fire Department 124 South Central Avenue Petrolia TX 76377 940-524-3670

Vashti Volunteer Fire Department 6081 Farm to Market 1288 Bellevue TX 76228 940-704-2397

About Clay County Fire Departments

Clay County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Clay County, TX community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Clay County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Clay County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Clay County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Clay County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Clay County

Clay County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in Texas are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Clay County. Clay County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Clay County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Clay County, TX

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Clay County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Clay County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Clay County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Clay County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Clay County and Texas Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Clay County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Clay County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.