What are the Wildfire Conditions Around the State?
In Texas, we witness extreme shifts with wild fire potential throughout the state. From long draughts and dry lightning, to flash floods and hurricane conditions, Texas has seen it. The chart to the right will illustrate the current Wildland weather conditions throughout the state of Texas.
What is District 7's Plan for a Major Fire in our Area?
At District 7 Fire Rescue, we pride ourselves in being prepared for any situation we can be faced with. By click on the image to the left, you can find a copy of our Community Wildfire Protection Plan. This plan goes over the threats in our area along with our strategy to combat those risks and how we plan to attack a large local fire.
Why are District 7 Brush Trucks hundreds of miles away?
District 7 is a very active member in the Texas Interstate Fire Mutual Aid System otherwise known as TIFMAS. This program provides grants, training and qualifications and mobilization systems to make statewide use of local resources. When the state is facing large fires or severe threats, "Strike Teams" are formed and sent wherever they are needed.
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