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.
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
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.
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.
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