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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.

 

Chief Bell     

Fire Chief- Jeff Bell

Jeff began his career in the fire service by attending Collin County Community College’s Fire Academy in 1999. He worked for Plano Fire Rescue in the Fire Marshal’s office as a plan reviewer and inspector until he joined Plano Fire Rescue as a Fire Rescue Specialist. He worked for Plano for a total of 13 years. Summer of 2006 he joined Fairview Fire Rescue as a part-time Fire Inspector. In 2009, he became Fairview’s Assistant Fire Chief and Fire Marshal and later joined Fairview in a full-time capacity in January 2012.

He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology. He also holds a Master Fire Fighter certification, Advanced Inspector and Fire Investigator’s certification through Texas Commission on Fire Protection.

 

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. 

Fire & EMS

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.

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

 

About the Department

Station 1

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


About the Department

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

New Delivery Engine to replace Engine 752 in spring of 2019

2018 Pierce Velocity with a 2000 GPM pump with a 500 gallon water tank. The engine will seat 5 firefighters with ALS capabilities.  Check back early next year for new pictures and more information. Once this engine is placed into service, the 2009 E-One will go into reserve status or will be sold depending upon dependability.


Apparatus

Truck 751

2015 Pierce 105’ Ladder truck with a 2000 gpm pump, and carries 500 gallons of water. This apparatus is unique as it has rear steering capabilities that allows it to turn extremely sharp to assist maneuvering through the Town of Fairview’s small and narrow residential streets.  The truck also carries ALS medical equipment and is always staffed with at least 1 paramedic to provide Advanced Life Support (ALS) care and treatment with a cardiac monitor. This apparatus seats 4 firefighters. 


Apparatus

Medic 752

2015 F450 Horton ambulance. This is our primary ambulance that is staffed 24/7 and has MICU capabilities.


Apparatus

Engine 752

2009 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 has a specialized compartment for EMS equipment and will seat 5 firefighters. Engine 1 operates as an Advanced Life Support (ALS) apparatus with a cardiac monitor.


Apparatus

Ranger 752

2013 Polaris Ranger 800 6X6. This support vehicles is used to respond to areas that our normal vehicles cannot access such as the Trinity Trail system on the West side of Lake Lavon, the Heritage Ranch Golf Course, or will be used with extra staffing during our ½ marathon events, or other special town events that requires a small off-road vehicle. This vehicle was purchased through a matching fund via CoServe.


Apparatus

Brush 752

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. 


Apparatus

Chief 750

2013 Tahoe 4X4. This vehicle’s primary function is to serve as a command vehicle primarily by the Fire Chief at large incidents.  This vehicle has an AED and BLS capabilities.


Apparatus

Marshal 751

2007 Ford F250 4X4. This vehicle’s primary function is to perform new construction inspections, provide fire/ arson investigations, command, and other enforcement activities. This vehicles has an AED and is staffed with our Fire Marshal.


Apparatus

Reserve Engine

2004 E-One Typhoon with a 1250 GPM pump and a Compressed Air Foam System (CAFS) system, and carries 1000 gallons of water. This apparatus is used as a back-up when either the ladder truck or the engine located at fire station 2 is out for maintenance.


Apparatus

Reserve Medic

2010 F450 back up ambulance. This vehicle is used as a back-up to support our staffed ambulance located at fire station 2.  This medic also gets staffed as needed for various events such as the ½ marathon or as needed based upon weather.

EMS

EMS

The Town of Fairview operates its own EMS medical transport service for the citizens and customers of Fairview. EMS services were previously contracted with a 3rd party ambulance service. The fire department now is able to continue care for the patient from the initial patient contact until the patient arrives at the appropriate hospital destination. The ambulance is staffed with 2 people that are cross-trained as firefighters and also as either EMT or Paramedic. The primary ambulance is still located at fire station 2 with a back-up ambulance at fire station 1 should the primary be out for service. We welcome anyone that would like to drop by the fire stations and see our new equipment or just to visit with the firefighters.

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.

For EMS billing information, records requests and questions, contact Emergicon

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

Town of Fairview Fire and Building Ordinances w/ Amendments

icon2012 IFC Amendments Fairview

iconFairview 2012 IBC amendments

 


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 972-886-4232

 


Inspections/Knox Box/Permits

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, 972-886-4232, and check on-line for products at

http://www.knoxbox.com/store

 


Inspections/Knox Box/Permits

Alarm Permits Inspections

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

iconCommercial Alarm Permit iconResidential Alarm Permit

 

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.

iconFairview Application for Employment

iconFairview Fire Personal History Stmt Revised

iconFire Department Agility Test

 

In the Town of Fairview, the location for open burning shall not be less than 300 feet from any structure and provisions shall be made to prevent the fire from spreading to within 300 feet of any structure.

Permits may be issued by the Fire Marshal for burning of natural vegetation if the fire is located on a property of 10 acres or greater, and if all of the following conditions are met:

  1. The burn site must only contain natural vegetation,
  2. A water supply must be on site and capable of preventing fire from spreading away from burn site,
  3. The burn site must not be within 300 feet of any structure or within 25 feet of a property line,
  4. The day must be a burn day as designated by the Fairview Fire Chief or his designee and the Fire Marshal has inspected the items to be burned prior to lighting the fire.

For those interested in constructing a fire pit, Fire pits must not contain a fire greater than three feet in diameter and two feet in height. Fire pits shall be surrounded on the outside, aboveground, by a non-combustible material such as steel, brick or masonry. The fire pit bottom must be at least six inches below the outer ring of the fire pit. Fire pits can be used as long there is not a posted Burn Ban within Fairview. Burn Bans are typically posed on the Top News section of the Town’s home page.

 

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