Limestone County Fire Department

Find Limestone 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.

Groesbeck Fire Department 402 West Navasota Street Groesbeck TX 76642 254-645-0268

Kosse Volunteer Fire Department 109 South Narcissus Street Kosse TX 76653 254-375-2212

Lake Mexia Volunteer Fire Department Rt 1 Mexia TX 76667 254-353-2230

Mexia Fire Department 201 South McKinney Street Mexia TX 76667 254-562-4166

Mexia State School Fire Brigade 313 Main Street Mexia TX 76667 254-562-1777

Prairie Hill Volunteer Fire Department PO Box 58 Prairie Hill TX 76678 254-344-2472

Richland Fire Department 103 Waco Street Groesbeck TX 76642 903-362-1944

Tehuacana Volunteer Fire Department Railroad St Tehuacana TX 76686 254-395-4888

Thornton Fire Department 1009 South Marshall Street Thornton TX 76687 254-385-6624

West Lake Limestone Volunteer Fire Department 6614 Fm 937 Thornton TX 76687 254-729-2857

About Limestone County Fire Departments

Limestone County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Limestone County, TX community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Limestone 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:
  • Limestone County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Limestone County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Limestone County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Limestone County

Limestone 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 Limestone County. Limestone County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Limestone County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Limestone County, TX

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Limestone County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Limestone 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.

Limestone County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Limestone County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Limestone 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 Limestone County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Limestone County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.