WELCOME TO NORTHEAST FORT BEND COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT

FIRE | EMS | RESCUE

North East Fire Department is committed to providing professional fire and medical services to the citizens of Fort Bend County. Whether it be a fire, medical emergency, wreck, or rescue our members are ready to respond swift and professional manner to ensure the best possible outcome for all those we serve and protect.

WHAT WE DO

Fire Suppression

Probably the most understood aspect of our job, responding to fires is something the North East Fire Department takes pride in doing swiftly and effectively. Whether it be a house, car, apartment, or commercial building the firefighters of North East are trained and ready to respond.

Medical Services

Every employee of North East Fire Department is trained as an EMT-basic or EMT-paramedic. We respond as first responders on medical calls, often arriving before the ambulance. When seconds count, lifesaving care by trained professionals can be the difference between life and death.

Rescue

Rescues of various types are also the responsibility of North East Fire Department.  Beyond water rescues, North East Firefighters respond to extrication, confined space, high angle, below grade and any other type of technical rescue should the need arise.

Dive Team

Our dive team was formed in May 2020 and put into service on November 15, 2020.  The team consists of 12 divers who have completed Public Safety Diver, Full Face Dive, Dry Suit Diving, Dive Rescue 1, ROV Operations and Side Scan Sonar Operation classes.

ABOUT US

Established in 1972 as a small town volunteer fire department, the North East Fort Bend Fire Department has seen many changes through out the years. What started as a department with one fire truck, stationed out of members homes has developed into a department with 2 stations, 60 employees, and 16 fire apparatus, a crew of 9 Firefighters, 3 Captains, and 1 Battalion Chief staff the two stations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year ready to respond to any emergency at a moments notice in an area of 20 square miles.

Learn more about us

SERVICE AREA

North East Fire Department services unincorporated areas of Fort Bend County providing coverage to approximately 56,000 people covering 20 square miles. Bordering Houston to the East and Highway 99 to the West, North East coverage area provides a wide variety development including: single family residential, multi-family residential, and commercial.

Beyond having a wide variety of occupancies, North East also covers many busy road ways including portions of Highway 6, Highway 99, Beechnut, Bissonnet, West Airport, West Belfort, and FM 1464

Learn more

RESPONSE STATISTICS

2018

Fire: 689
EMS: 2237
Other: 109
TOTAL: 3035

2019

Fire: 766
EMS: 2309
Other: 129
TOTAL: 3204

2020

Fire: 782
EMS: 2775
Other: 251
TOTAL: 3808

Learn more about our services
6/25/22 14:29 HRS- MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT @ FM 1464 & W Airport. Northeast Fire/Rescue units are on location of a multi vehicle accident. All southbound lanes between W Bellfort and W Airport are shut down. Avoid the area if possible, scene should be clear within the hour. ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
County wide burn ban in effect immediately ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
MUTUAL AID RESPONSE W/ Community Volunteer Fire Department 6/21/22 18:13 HRS- STRUCTURE FIRE @ 13622 Sunstream Ct. Northeast Fire/Rescue had a second mutual aid response to a residential structure fire. 2 story home with a working fire. One confirmed fatality at the location. Investigation being conducted by Harris County FMO. ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
MUTUAL AID RESPONSE W/ Community Volunteer Fire Department 6/21/22 17:31-HRS STRUCTURE FIRE @ 15639 Camino Del Sol Dr. Northeast Fire/Rescue had a mutual aid response to a residential structure fire. Main fire body was in a workshop adjacent to the home but had several exposures to surrounding homes. ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
6/15/22 16:56 HRS- MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT @ TX 6 & Old Richmond Rd. Northeast Fire/Rescue responded to a motor vehicle accident with reports of a vehicle versus a fuel pump that caught fire. The gas station clerk immediately engaged the emergency fuel pump shut off switch. Upon arrival, units reported a MVA versus a gas pump with moderate damage but no signs of fire. No injuries were reported. Great thinking followed with quick action by the gas station clerk! ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook