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.

Equipment

Having the right equipment to meet the fire, rescue and safety needs of the community is critical. The Kemah Volunteer Fire Department strives to maintain a fleet of vehicles and equipment that allow maximum performance and results for the residents and businesses in the fire district.

Guidelines

The Kemah Volunteer Fire Department guidelines are intended to ensure consistency, efficiency, and safety for all members of the department. Standard Operating Guidelines cannot possibly foresee all the circumstances the department may encounter. Members will use their own judgment, collect their total resources, including their training and overall experience, bearing in mind all of the departments guidelines, and apply them collectively to the existing circumstances.

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Hurricane Awareness

June 1 through November 30 is hurricane season. Although Texas coastal communities face the greatest threat from hurricane events, inland communities can also be impacted. Stay weather aware, and learn how to protect yourself and your family before, during, and after a hurricane. Hurricane Threats and Hazards Hazards associated with hurricanes include storm surge flooding, […]

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  • “The Kemah Fire Department has always supported our school and our community. We are so thankful to have them as a strong community partner!”

    Dr. Britani Moses Principal / Stewart Elementary
  • "At the National Weather Service, we work closely with the Kemah Fire Department on all things related to weather. That includes hurricanes and flooding, severe thunderstorms, and weather support for fires, hazardous materials releases, etc. We work together on drills, planning, public outreach and provide weather support during actual events.”

    Dan Reilly Warning Coordination Meteorologist, NWS Houston-Galveston
  • “The Kemah Fire Department is an integral part of our school and community.  They help educate our students through interactive programs, provide support during school events, volunteer annually at our school carnival, offer free awareness materials and much more.  Stewart Elementary is a better place because of the dedication and commitment of our amazing community partners, the Kemah Fire Department.”

    Dr. Britani Moses Principal / Stewart Elementary
  • “As Mayor of Kemah and President of the Emergency Services Board, I am well aware of the importance of our Kemah Volunteer Fire Department to our City and Community.  Our Fire Chief Brent Hahn is also Our Emergency Management Coordinator.  The Fire Department is extremely important during any Emergency Events in our Community such as Hurricanes Ike and Harvey.”

    Carl Joiner Mayor, City of Kemah
  • “The Kemah Volunteer Fire Department is a critical partner to the City of Clear Lake Shores. Its service to our community through not only life-saving fire and rescue responsibilities, but in the education of our residents and businesses on safety and prevention, is equally important.”

    Amanda Fenwick Mayor Pro-Tem, City of Clear Lake Shores

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