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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.

 

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.

 

The Department

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.


The Department

Station 1

Fairview operates two fire stations. Station #1 is located at 510 S. Highway 5.


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

The NEW Engine 752

2018 Pierce Velocity with a 2000 GPM pump with a 500 gallon water tank. The engine will seat 5 firefighters with ALS capabilities.  


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

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.

FIRE MARSHAL

Fire Marshal

For more information please visit the new Fire Marshal Page.

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Join The Fairview 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.

 

March 26, 2021 Update

All outside brick and masonry has been competed and windows and exterior bay doors installed. Interior painting is being competed.

Station Main Entrance2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Station 1 South 03 25 2021

 

 


January 19, 2021 Update

Views from the front and the back of the new station showing roofing is being completed.Also, brick work being installed on the front and south side of the station.

January 14 Station 1 Main

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 14 Station 1 Back


December 23, 2020 Update

This aerial photo of the new Fire Station 1 shows just how much progress has been made.

FS1 Aerial Photo Dec 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 


December 17, 2020 Update

This picture shows the rear view of the building with the bay area area is getting prepared for roofing.

Fairview Station 1 Dec.15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 This photo shows the dens glass and waterproofing air barrier being installed. First step before getting the area bricked.

Station Exterior Walls Dec 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 This photo is the internal framing in the house side. It also shows overhead mechanical being installed as well.

Station Offices and Dorm Interior walls Dec 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 This photo shows the Lighted Pink Holiday Tree Topping Off and the south side main entry way being framed.

Station 1 Holiday Tree Lighting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


November 17, 2020 Update

Framing Exterior and Interior Walls, installing HVAC venting.

framing with walls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

main bay walls


November 5, 2020 Update

Exterior Steel framing being erected, and the support trusses and roof decking are placed.

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steel frame 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

steel frame 3


October 22, 2020 Update

The new entrance and exit driveways to State Hwy 5 for Fairview New Station 1, set on 10-21. Walls are going up and progress is being made.

entrance with walls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Access to HWY 5 has been completed.

entrance with hwy 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


September 30, 2020 Update

Early morning main building foundation being poured for the new Fairview Fire Station 1.

foundation pour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lime stabilization may enable construction work on the driveway pavement to be completed quickly. The lime absorbs the moisture, and it becomes easier to compact the soil forming the foundation of the pavement.

lime stablization

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FS#1 Updates

New Fire Station a Prime Example of Fairview Community Development in Action FS#1

The beginning of construction on a new fire station is the latest evidence of Fairview, Texas’ investment in community infrastructure and safety. Local voters overwhelmingly approved a $7.6 million bond package in 2019 to fund the new 14,708-square-foot facility, which will replace the current portable and metal structures housing Fire Station No. 1. The Town of Fairview Community Development Corporation (CDC) has committed to provide $3.3 million toward the debt, representing the CDC’s largest community financial contribution to date.

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