The Spring Fire Department is located in Spring, Texas, approximately 25 miles north of downtown Houston. Founded in 1953, Spring Fire is one of the largest combination fire departments in the state of Texas serving 62 square miles of unincorporated Harris County.
Under a contract with Harris County Emergency Services District #7, Spring Fire provides fire suppression and rescue services to a population of 156,000 residents. Operating out of nine stations, with a fleet of 40 apparatus, our 195 personnel are led by Fire Chief Scott Seifert.
As a combination fire department, we utilize volunteer, part-time and full-time firefighters each and every day to provide the best service for our community.
Our Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating from ISO is a Class 2 and it goes into effect on June 1, 2020. From February 2004 – June 2020 it was a Class 2 and prior to February 2004 it was a Class 6/9.
Our VisionTo continue to shape the Spring Fire Department into an organization that has career and volunteer professionals that achieve only the highest standards of the fire service, while never losing perspective of the needs of the community we serve.
To provide a wide range of programs designed to protect the lives and property of all who live, visit, work or invest in the Spring, Texas area from the adverse effects of fires, sudden medical emergencies or exposure to dangerous conditions created by man or nature.
Simply put, We Help People!
Our Pledge to Our Community
- Customer Service is paramount, without customers we have no purpose
- Efficient and effective use of people, equipment and facilities is necessary for our continued success
- We will utilize all of our resources to provide the finest service to our community
- State-of-the-art equipment allows us to perform our duties safer, faster and easier
Our Pledge to Ourselves
- Personal development leads to the achievement of personal, team and department goals
- Family support and involvement is essential to each individuals longevity
- High morals, integrity and ethical practices are necessary to sustain public trust
- Respect, compassion and kindness for our fellow human beings, as well as each other, is demanded
- Commitment and sacrifice are required to elevate our organization to the highest level
Our Pledge to Each Other
- Our personnel are our greatest asset. Their mental and physical health is imperative
- Our safety is most important, our brother’s safety is next and the public’s safety puts it all in perspective
- Vision sets a course, goal setting propels you down the course, evaluation and adaptation keeps you on course
- Fundamentals are the foundation on which we build everything else
- And remember, “Duty first, Brotherhood always”