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Dedicated to Protect

and Serve

 

 
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Mission

Kemah Fire Department will provide professional quality fire and rescue services to its community. Through our dedication, training, and motivation to do our best we will operate efficiently, ethically and successfully, while supporting the people and communities we serve.

Objective

The objective of this department will be to preserve and protect life and property from fires, storms, accidents or other emergencies that may arise within the boundaries of the W.C.I.D. #12 and vicinity. This will be accomplished through the training of members in the method of fighting fires and life safety, as well as educating of the citizens of this community in the means and methods of fire prevention.

 
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Current Events

AS THE HOLIDAY SEASON IS ALMOST HERE, THE KEMAH FIRE DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN WORKING HARD TO UPDATE OUR WEBSITE. PLEASE CHECK OUR WEBSITE WEEKLY FOR UPDATES RELATED TO HOLIDAY COMMUNITY AND KEMAH FIRE DEPARTMENT EVENTS.

 

 
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Personnel

400 - Brent Hahn - Fire Chief/Fire Marshal/EMT-P

401 - Steve Ruthstrom - Asst. Fire Chief/EMT-B

408 - Dave Zinsky - Station Captain/EMT-P

406 - Robert Suniga - Captain/EMT-B

411 - Scott Westerman - Truck Lieutenant

418 - Kyle Reiss - Safety Officer/Firefighter/EMT-B

422 - Tyler Westerman - Firefighter

423 - Aaron Marsh - Firefighter/EMT-B

429 - Joseph Westerman - Firefighter

432 - Tim McCray - Firefighter/EMT-B

435 - Chris Broussard - Firefighter/ECA

436 - Robert Montalbano - Firefighter/EMT-B

 

 

 

 

437 - Brent Lafour - Firefighter/EMT-B

438 - Jacob Doolittle - Firefighter/EMT-B

441 - Rebeka Ruthstrom - Support

443 - Barbara Miller - EMT-B

468 - Hudson, Travis - Firefighter

472 - Cory Mennor - Firefighter/EMT-B

484 - Brenton Spry - Firefighter/ECA

494 - Joe Murray - Deputy Fire Marshal

Kenny Fearneyhough - Firefighter/EMT-P

Ben Firth - Probationary Firefighter 

Maggie Spry - Support

Kelly Head - Support

 

 
 
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Apparatus

400 - Chief Command Vehicle

401 - Asst. Chief Command Vehicle

B-17 - 2011 Wildfire Booster Truck

E-1 - 2013 Pierce Arrow XT Engine

E-2 - 2006 Pierce Enforcer Engine

L- 343 - In production

M-1 - 2003 Boston Whaler 27' Guardian

R-1 - 2001 Light Rescue

R-2 - 2014 Frazer Ambulance

Sq-2 - Squad Response Vehicle

Sq-3 - Squad Response Vehicle

SRV-1 - High Water Rescue Vehicle

U-1 - Utility Vehicle

 

 

 

 
 
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Standard Operating Guidelines and Protocols

SOG - Alarm Response

SOG - Command Guidelines

SOG - Downed Power Lines and Pole Fires

SOG - First Responding

SOG - Helicopter Operations

SOG - Hurricanes, Flooding, and High Water 

SOG - Wildland Fire Response

SOG - Incident Management System

SOG - Mutual Aid

SOG - Vehicle Accidents and Vehicle Fires

SOP - Structural Firefighting Personal Protective Equipment

SOP - Rules of Conduct

SOP - SCBA and Pass Inspection and Repair

SOP - Use of SCBA and Pass Devices

SOP - Accident/Injury Evaluation Reporting

SOP - Breathing Air Quality for Emergency Services Respiratory Protection

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Name *
Name
What is your current EMT certification? *
What is your current TCFP certification(s)?*
Are you a certified SFFMA Firefighter I or higher?*
For volunteer interest, do you reside within 1/2 mile from the City of Clear Lake Shores or the City of Kemah?
Are you interested in (check all that apply) *

Employment or Volunteer Interest with the Kemah Fire Department

Interested candidates for employment or to volunteer with the Kemah Fire Department, complete the above form.

If candidates meet the requirements for the posted positions, they will be contacted via email on the next steps related to the hiring process.

Please do not contact the Kemah Fire Department via phone or email. This will only delay the review process for the submitted forms for interested candidates related to the posted employment positions.

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Public Relations Event Request and Station Tours*

The request or schedule of a public relations event or station tour can be accomplished by contacting the Fire Department at Phone:  281-538-5727 | Fax:  281-538-8221 or contact:

Fire Chief/Fire Marshal Brent Hahn at brent.hahn@kemahfire.com

Special Operations Captain Robert Suniga at rsuniga@kemahfire.com

Deputy Fire Marshal Joe Murray at jmurray@kemahfire.com

*Please make all requests at least seven days prior to the scheduled public relations event or station tour

 

Office of the Fire Marshal

Scheduling of Fire Inspections

The request or schedule of a fire inspection can be accomplished by contacting the Fire Marshal’s Office at Phone:  281-538-5727 | Fax:  281-538-8221 or contact:

Fire Chief/Fire Marshal Brent Hahn at brent.hahn@kemahfire.com

Deputy Fire Marshal Joe Murray at jmurray@kemahfire.com

Fire Alarm and Sprinkler System Testing

The Kemah Fire Marshal’s Office is also required to be notified prior to performing any work on any fire alarm or sprinkler system which requires it to be shut down at any time.

Plan Review Process

All plans should be initially submitted to the city that the business is located and include an additional with copy for the Fire Marshal's Office.

City of Clear Lake Shores

1006 S. Shore Drive Clear Lake Shores, TX 77565

Phone: 281-334-2799 | Fax: 281-334-2866

City of Kemah

1401 State Highway 146 Kemah, TX 77565

 Phone:  281-334-1611 | Fax:  281-334-6583

 

Open Records and Public Information Requests

The request for an incident report or open records can be accomplished by contacting the Fire Department at Phone:  281-538-5727 | Fax:  281-538-8221 or contact:

Fire Chief/Fire Marshal Brent Hahn at brent.hahn@kemahfire.com

Assistant Fire Chief/Assistant Fire Marshal Steve Ruthstrom at sruthstrom@kemahfire.com

Special Operations Captain Robert Suniga at rsuniga@kemahfire.com

Deputy Fire Marshal Joe Murray at jmurray@kemahfire.com