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Burn bans restrict all outside burning to prevent the spread of wildfire. The Texas Forest Service maintains a list of all burn bans.
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To schedule a group visit to your local fire station, please call 432-685-7436. Families and small groups may visit Central Fire Station without an appointment during business hours outside of 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Car seat training is currently provided by the Midland Police Department. To schedule a car seat training with a certified specialist, call 432-685-7105.
Recruits are required to attend assigned training and become certified firefighters with the Texas Commission Fire Protection and certified by the Texas Department of State Health Services as an EMT within one year of employment.
Applicants must have at least 15 hours of college credit within the last five years or have obtained minimum scoring levels on college admittance tests. Preference will be given to those applicants who hold the following current certifications:
·National Registry EMT or Paramedic certifications or ·Texas DSHS EMT or Paramedic certifications or ·Texas Commission on Fire Protection Basic Fire Suppression certification or ·Out-of-state fire certification with IFSAC seals.
In addition to the application, candidates must pass a general knowledge written test and firefighter entry-level physical agility test that includes tasks similar to those used in day-to-day tasks. This will be followed by an in-person interview. Interested applicants are encouraged to check the job posting for more qualifications and information.
Midland College runs a firefighter academy annually as well as EMT and Paramedic programs. For more information, please contact Mark Kuhn at 432-685-6757 or visit www.midland.edu.
For more information regarding applications, please call 432-685-7346.
No, the Midland Fire Department will not provide water for pools or tanks.
Midland Fire Department 432-685-7436
53 on duty
Pumper #2: 750-1,000
Tanker #1: 2,500 gallons
Tanker #2: 1,500 gallons
Tanker #3: 1,500 gallons
It will depend on the address
depends on address
depends on the address
Hydrants located in the city, and Tanker/Tenders used for county fires