Washington County Fire Department

Find Washington 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.

Berlin Mill Creek Zionsville 101 Lillie Lange Road Brenham TX 77833 979-836-5139

City of Brenham Fire Department 101 North Chappell Hill Street Brenham TX 77833 979-337-7200

Meyersville Volunteer Fire Department 7111 Texas 105 Brenham TX 77833 979-836-7317

Prairie Hill Rocky Hill Fire 7455 Farm to Market 50 Brenham TX 77833 979-830-0383

Rocky Creek Volunteer Fire Department 9771 Longpoint Road Burton TX 77835

Washington Volunteer Fire Department 20304 Farm-To-Market Road 1155 Washington TX 77880 979-830-0344

About Washington County Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Washington County, TX

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

Washington County Fire Code Inspections

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