Cedar Hill, Texas is located in the southwest corner of Dallas County. The Cedar Hill Fire Department was organized in May, 1941, with 11 volunteer members. In 1964, the Cedar Hill Fire Department took a step that no other department within hundreds of miles had taken, when it established an EMS response within the Fire Department.
Today, the department operates 4 fully staffed Fire Stations, staffed by 78 highly trained personnel. The department maintains a fleet of superior apparatus and equipment, providing premier service to the citizens of Cedar Hill. The department responds annually to more than 5,000 alarms.
The department has 2 specialty apparatus that could respond locally,regionally or as a state asset. Both vehicle were awarded through grants. AMBUS MPV 2-03, a 18 bed mass casualty bus was awarded by North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council.
.TIFMAS E3-64, a Type VI 4 wheel drive Wildland engine was awarded by The Texas A&M Forest Service

Chief John Ballard

Fire Chief John Ballard
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