Motley County Fire Department

Find Motley 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.

Matador Fire Department 1000 Eubank Street Matador TX 79244 806-347-2323

About Motley County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Motley County, TX

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

Motley County Fire Code Inspections

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