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.

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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

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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

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5/8/22 23:40 HRS- MUTUAL AID FIRE @ 2500 Yu Jones Rd. Northeast Fire/Rescue Battalion Chief 11 and Tower 12 responded to the WA Parish Power Generating station, one of the largest in the Houston region. Your Northeast Fire/Rescue crews assisted alongside several other mutual aid companies to extinguish the fire and help to stabilize the incident. Great job by all. ... See MoreSee Less
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5/7/22 02:51 HRS MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT W/ ENTRAPMENT- Texas 6 S & W. Airport Blvd. Northeast Fire/Rescue Engine 11, Rescue 12, and Battalion Chief 11 responded to a MVA w/ entrapment. Crews made quick work of extricating 1 victim. Patient care handled by Fort Bend County EMS. Traffic control handled by Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office. ... See MoreSee Less
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This past month we had the opportunity to get together with Sugar Land FD and Richmond FD to get some training in! Crews worked to sharpen their skills regarding vertical ventilation, throwing ladders, and search. Always working to perfect our craft and continue to have great working relationships with our mutual aid companies. ... See MoreSee Less
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Enjoying our invite to career day at Drabek Elementary!! ... See MoreSee Less
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Mutual aid response to our neighbors CVFD ... See MoreSee Less
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