MAGNOLIA, TX – The Magnolia Fire Department will host a community open house in recognition of National Fire Prevention Month. The open house will be Saturday, October 29 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Station 181 (18215 Buddy Riley Blvd, Magnolia, TX 77354).
Montgomery County Emergency Services District Number 10 (ESD #10) and Magnolia Fire Department invite residents to see first-hand rescue equipment and first responder training used to save lives and protect people and property. ESD Commissioners #10 and Magnolia Fire Department command staff will meet with residents to answer questions about safety and provide updates on district and department operations. The open house will feature activities for children, photo ops with firefighters and their gear, and refreshments.
Several partner agencies were invited to join the open house, including Texas Forest Service, Montgomery County Constable Precinct 5, Magnolia Police Department, Montgomery County Hospital District, Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Montgomery County Community Emergency Response Team, and American Red Cross.
Montgomery County Emergency Services District Number 10 is governed by Chapter 775, “Emergency Services Districts” of the VTCA, Health & Safety Code. The district was converted from a rural fire prevention district on January 1, 1996, after voter approval. The district provides emergency services to approximately 140,000 citizens within an area of approximately 165 square miles. The district uses the property and sales taxes it collects to fund the equipment and operation of the Magnolia Fire Department (MFD). MFD currently operates nine fire stations and has over forty emergency response vehicles in service to meet the needs of the community.