Fire Department

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Dick Price, Fire Chief

Our Mission is to provide a professional response to our customers in their time of need, to promote fire and life safety at all times by maintaining highly trained personnel and equipment, and by sharing our skills to help prevent and reduce incidents of fire and other potentially harmful events.

Fairview is a Texas Home-Rule town. It is largely a residential community in the central part of Collin County, Texas (just North of Dallas). The fire district includes both incorporated and unincorporated areas within a 13 square mile area. The Town has received an Insurance Services Organization (ISO) rating of 2, which becomes effective April 2013.

   
  • About the Department
  • Apparatus
  • EMS
  • Inspections/Knox Box/Permits
  • Join Us

About the Department

About the Department

Fairview operates a combination department, meaning we have full-time paid firefighters, part-time firefighters, and professional volunteers. 

Collin County Sheriff's communications center. This center receives all 911 calls and is responsible for the dispatching of emergency personnel. FOR EMERGENCY CALLS, DIAL 911.

Chief Dick Price leads the department as a volunteer.  Chief Price is a Fairview resident and former town council member, and has many years of experience in emergency management and response. He shares leadership of the department with Assistant Fire Chief and Fire Marshal Jeff Bell.  Chief Bell is a former full-time firefighter with the City of Plano, and has a bachelor's degree in fire science from Oklahoma State University.

Fairview operates two fire stations.  Station #1 is located at 500 S. Highway 5 in the former town hall building. 

Station 1

Fairview operates two fire stations. Station #1 is located at 500 S. Highway 5 in the former town hall building.

Station 2

Station 2 is located at 1200 Stacy Road. This building was completed in Janurary 2010 and provides our citizens on the eastern side improved response time. Station 2 is also home base to EMS Emergency Services.

Apparatus

Apparatus


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Brush 2: Brush 2 is a 2012 F-550 4X4. It has a 400 gallon water tank and 20 gallons of Class A foam. It has a Hale 200 gpm diesel fire pump @100 psi. This truck was purchased through the Texas Forestry Service via a grant matching program. This truck will be utilized to assist the state for special deployments to assist in the control of wildland fires.

Engine 2: Engine 2 is an E-One Typhoon with a Compressed Air Foam System (CAFS) with a 1,000 gallon water tank. Engine 2 has advanced life support capabilities. A fire apparatus, fire engine, fire truck, or fire appliance is a vehicle designed to assist in fighting fires by transporting firefighters to the scene and providing them with access to the fire, along with water or other equipment.


Squad 2: Squad 2 is a 2007 Ford F-250 with four wheel drive. This vehicle is primarly used for fire inspections, fire investigations,command, and other code enforcement activities. Squad 2 has a computer allowing real-time access to data via the Internet while on scene. The Fairview Fire Department is proud to own this truck as another means to protect the citizens of Fairview


Rescue 2: Rescue 2 is a medium rescue truck developed with a fully compartmentalized body. The truck carries heavy extrication equipment including the Jaws of Life and other specialty equipment for most any type of emergency. It also carries an air cascade system that is used to refill breathing apparatus bottles on scene. Rescue 2 is located at Station 1 for quicker response times to critical traffic locations around HWY 5 and Stacy Road.


 

Engine 1: Engine 1 is an E-One Typhoon with a full Compressed Air Foam System (CAFS) with a 500 gallon water tank, 2,000 GPM pump and 30 gallons of fire suppression foam. The Engine will have a specialized compartment for EMS equipment and will seat 5 firefighters. Engine 1 operates as an Advanced Life Support apparatus with a cardiac monitor.


Truck 2: Truck 2 is a combination pumper and aerial. The apparatus is called a "quint" because of its five capabilities: 75 foot aerial ladder, ground ladders, 1500 gallon per minute water pump, 500 gallon water tank, and hoses. The aerial ladder has a master stream capable of flowing 1000 gallons per minute from both positive and negative elevations. The truck carries heavy rescue and advanced life support medical equipment.


Squad 1: This is a 2013 Chevy Tahoe 4 wheel drive special service vehicle. Its primary function will be used as an additional command vehicle. It will also serve the department by acquiring equipment and other support items to improve day to day operations. This vehicle has an AED and BLS capabilities. 

EMS

EMS

Emergency Medical Services are provided twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week by an advanced life support ambulance located at Station 2 and staffed by AMR. The ambulance staff is comprised of an EMT and Paramedic.

In addition to the ambulance, an advanced life support fire engine/ truck is staffed twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week out of both Station 1 and Station 2. The engine/ truck has the same EMS capabilities as the ambulance but without the ability to transport. Fairview Fire Rescue as well as an ambulance are dispatched on all medical calls.

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For Emergencies Call 9-1-1

Give your address and location.

Explain the emergency.

Try to remain calm.
Stay on the phone. The dispatcher may need to get additional information.

 

Inspections/Knox Box/Permits

Inspections/Knox Box/Permits

Fire Inspections

All commercial buildings and residential buildings over 5000 feet are subject to the Town of Fairview's Fire Safety ordinance. The town employs a full time fire marshal for inspections and regular safety checks.

The Fire Marshal can be reached at 972-886-4238

Knox Box

The town also has a Knox Box ordinance that requires all gated entryways to be accessible through a key system approved by the fire chief. For more information, please contact the fire department's non-emergency number, 972-886-4238, and check on-line for products at  http://www.knoxbox.com/store

Alarm Permits

For those properties that have a fire alarm or bulglar alarm an alarm permit is required. To get an alarm permit, visit www.fairviewtexasalarm.com  or download one of the alarm permit forms below.

pdf Commercial Alarm Permit pdfResidential Alarm Permit

Join Us

Join The Fairview Volunteer Fire Department

The Fairview Fire Department is looking for volunteers to join us.  To be eligble, please read and complete the following documents and submit to the Town Hall at 372 Town Pl. Fairview, TX. 75069.

pdf Fairview Application for Employment

pdf Fairview Fire Personal History Stmt Revised

pdf Fire Department Agility Test

  Station 1: 972-886-4225
  Station 2: 972-363-2068
  Fire Marshal 972-886-4238
fax  972-542-8984
 
Address:
372 Town Place,
Fairview,TX 75069
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Key Contact: Jeff Bell