Welcome to Montgomery County ESD # 4
Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 4 and Needham Fire Rescue Company are dedicated to providing public safety services to our citizens that result in improved quality of life and peace of mind. Our members will strive to minimize losses and suffering through emergency service delivery, public education, public information, and community service activities. We will provide service and treat those we serve and each other in a manner that is honest, fair, and unbiased; honor our heritage, actively participate in our community, and serve with integrity; strive to support the individual development, personal satisfaction, and pride of all members and employees; and endeavor to uphold the unique camaraderie and trust that is the fire service. This is the goal of Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 4 and Needham Fire Rescue Company employees.
Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 4 and Needham Fire Rescue Co. are a progressive combination fire department located about 30 miles north of Houston, TX. The department was founded in 1973 and in 2004 began staffing with paid personal.
Today we serve the communities of Harpers Preserve, Gleneagles, Montgomery Creek Ranch, City of Woodloch, Huntington Estates, Forest Hills, Carriage Hills, Lakeland, Northline Oaks, Tamina Community, Jacobs Reserve and more. While protecting these communities we have an ISO 2 rating.
Staffing consists of 32 full-time and 23 part-time paid staff. Our command staff consists of a Chief, 2 Assistant Chiefs, 1 Deputy Chiefs, 3 Battalion Chiefs, 2 Captains, and 9 Lieutenants. Our full-time staff works two (2) days on and four (4) days off (48/96 shift) with part-time staff working 48 hours per week. We work 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year.
We operate state of the art equipment with trained staff to meet the challenges of virtually any emergency situation. Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 4 and Needham Fire Rescue are a full service department providing fire, rescue, and first responder medical services for our community.
Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 4 and Needham Fire Rescue operate three (3) stations in our district. These stations consist of our Station 61 located on State Highway 242, Station 62 located on Sleepy Hollow, and Station 64 located off 1488 on Lake Lamond Drive. All stations are staffed 24 hours per day 7 days per week with state certified fire and medical personnel to provide first responder service in cooperation with Montgomery County Hospital District.
Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 4 and Needham Fire Rescue operate a fleet consisting of; 1 Ferrara platform ladder truck; 3 Ferrara engines; 2 Ferrara and 1 International tankers; 3 Ford F550 booster trucks used for accidents, medical calls, grass fires, etc.; 1 Ford F350 utility truck; 1 Ford F250 maintenance truck; and 1 Rehab unit which is a Medico ambulance body that was purchased from a county ambulance service.
Our command staff vehicles consist of 1 Ford F150, 1 Ford Explorer, 1 Ford Taurus, 1 Chevy Suburban and 1 Dodge 1500 as a Battalion Chief’s vehicle.