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Eastex Fire Department seeking volunteers, will train

The Eastex Fire Department is actively seeking more volunteers to staff our department to keep up with the rapid growth in our area. The Eastex Fire Department is experiencing a need for more volunteers. The department has seen some extremely huge improvements in the last several months as we have increased our fleet to six (6) pieces of apparatus, added a new bay, and purchased some much needed equipment. The department responses and calls for service continue to increase and the response area is exploding with new growth, both residential and commercial.

We are preparing to purchase land and construct a new building in the vicinity of Wilson Road and North Sam Houston Parkway along with a new fire truck. The department is seeking individuals within our response area to apply. (Timberhills, Northbelt Forest, Audubon, Fall Creek, Atascocita Village, Sequoia Estates, Fountain View, Parkwood Estates, El Dorado, Oak Knoll Estates, and Wood Acres. Applicants do not have to be certified, experienced, or possess medical certification. The department will train and certify all interested individuals both in firefighting and medical.

The only requirements are that you be 18 years old, able to pass a criminal background investigation, and urinalysis. The department is actively involved in the community and wants you to be to. The department is located at 14322 Old Humble Road. Near the Metro Park & Ride. Please call 281-441-2244 if you’re interested. We welcome all visitors to the station.