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Granbury Vol. Fire Dept.
Updated: Thursday, November 18, 2004 - 10:19:19 PM
The Granbury Volunteer Fire Deptartment was established in 1907. We are dedicated to the prevention and suppression of fires, as well as response to medical emergencies and other incidents in the City of Granbury, Texas (35 miles southwest of Fort Worth), and Hood County. - Our sixty volunteer members serve the City of Granbury (pop. 6,000) and Hood County (pop. approx. 55,000) with a service area of approx. 436 sq. miles (15 surface sq. miles water), averaging about 1500 runs annually. In addition to fire and rescue calls, we also respond to all high-priority medical calls in the Granbury area. - The community profile is "urban residential/light industrial" with a rich historical background. The Granbury area is also rapidly growing, and we are prepared to handle the increase in volume and complexity of calls. - We operate out of two stations in the City of Granbury with: Four conventional pumpers/engines, One 105' aerial ladder truck, One 3,000 gallon tanker/tender, One 2,000 gallon pumper/tanker, Three brush trucks (various types), Three rescue trucks (various types), Two squads, Two rescue boats, One educational fire safety trailer, One Oshkosh ex-military aircraft crash truck. - We also have a 9-acre training field with: A classroom facility, A 2-story burn-house, Flashover simulator, Multiple propane props, "Saving Our Own" prop, Trailer with portable SCBA maze.
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