Fire Department

Alvin Texas Fire Department Volunteers logoOur strength lies in our people. Our people have accepted the challenges that face our community on a daily basis. Will you join us?


The function of the Alvin Volunteer Fire Department, originally formed in 1898, is to protect life, property, and to respond to other emergencies that might arise in the community through public education, management, and incident response while also participating in most local service projects. 

Staffing & Reach

This department is made up of 5 paid support staff and 70 volunteers, with the volunteers being partially city and partially county residents. The Alvin Volunteer Fire Department proudly protects 78,000 people living in an area of 100 square miles throughout the Alvin area including portions of Brazoria County. They operate out of 3 stations that protect a primarily residential area. Financial support is provided by the City of Alvin, Brazoria County, ESD Number 3 and through private donations. The Fire Department strives to meet the needs of our community with the dedication and skill of our people.

The Alvin Volunteer Fire Department is led into action by Fire Chief/Administrator Kendall Hunting. The department has 70 men and women professional volunteers. They are state certified with an authorized manning level of 70 members. The department also sponsors auxiliary groups of men and women plus a Junior Fire Department for youths between the ages of 13 and 18.

Fire Stations

There are three fire stations located in the City. 

  • Station Number 1 and Administrative Offices are located at 801 East South Street. 
  • Station Number 2 is located at 110 Medic Lane and 
  • Station Number 3 at 2700 F.M. 1462.

The City has an ISO (Insurance Service Office) rating of 2 and the County rating is 4-10. For more information on ISO Ratings, you may contact them at 512-305-7941 or ISC Customer Service 800-444-4554 or email Jesse Williams.

  1. Services & Dispatch
  2. Education & Events
  3. Memberships
  4. Volunteering


Our services include:

  • Fire Suppression
  • Haz-Mat
  • Search and Rescue
  • Extrication
  • Pre-Fire Planning
  • Mutual Aid
  • Water Rescue
  • Fire Prevention and Education

Dispatch Methods

The department is dispatched by the following methods:

  • By dialing 911
  • Alvin Police Department 281-388-4370
  • Brazoria County Sheriff's Office 281-331-9000

The fire department is very active in the community by reaching out and helping in time of need.