Experience you can trust.
The HCESD 48 Commissioners have launched a new Fire, EMS, and Rescue Department to better serve the rapidly growing community in its jurisdiction in the western part of Harris County located between Houston and the City of Katy. The new, HCESD 48 Fire Department has professional leadership, career first responders, and experienced volunteers.
Key benefits of the new HCESD 48 Fire Department include:
Marshall Kramer, President and Commissioner of the district, and Jeffrey Hevey, Fire Chief of the department, bring years of experience to serve our community.
We are committed to deliver excellence to the people we serve by providing a highly experienced emergency response team and state of the art equipment.
Integrity is of the utmost importance in public safety. Integrity is the result of honesty, trustworthiness, reliability, and accountability. The public needs to trust us in order for us to do our job. They need to trust us with their personal property, their safety, their privacy, their loved ones' care and even their lives. Emergency medical responders and firefighters rely on each other. For our team to function optimally, each member must also trust everyone on their crew to deliver excellence at all times.
We serve two communities:
We strive to serve our two communities by being professional, open, and inclusive. We welcome ideas for continuous improvement.
We value the sharing of knowledge. Knowledge enables the public to have a safe environment and our members the opportunity to grow their careers. Community is the result of the ongoing collaboration and contributions of everyone.
Attic Fire Safety Tips from Fire Chief Jeff Hevey:
Last month, a Houston area grandmother drove home just in time to discover flames coming from the roof of her family home. Several family members, including two young children, were inside the home at the time and were completely unaware of the fire. Luckily, the grandmother...
HCESD 48 Fire Department is a full-spectrum life safety agency protecting people who live, work, and play in our community.
Department EMS ambulances transport people to area hospitals each day. The firefighters and EMS professionals respond to traffic accidents, medical and fire emergencies, and provide public education.
Everyone at HCESD 48 Fire Department is dedicated to your safety. Each day we come to work and consider it a privilege to protect and serve.