ESD No. 8 Fleet
Parker County Emergency Service District No. 8 has a combined fleet made up of the Adell-Whitt Volunteer Fire Department (AWVFD) and the Central Community Volunteer Fire Department (CCVFD).
Brush Truck B45 - AWVFD
This 2022 F350 4x4 brush truck holds 450 gallons of water and the capability to use class B foam. It also contains equipment such as chainsaws, rakes, and shovels to gain fire access. It allows our firefighters to use different firefighting tactics and strategies to contain and extinguish grass fires. Supporting our district and the county with grass fires, brush trucks are lighter and more versatile than the engines, allowing water to be taken off-road, directly to the fire.
Command 55 - CCVFD
Our command vehicle is a 2021 F350 4x4. The on-call chief responds in this apparatus to major incidents such as fires, vehicle accidents, and rescues. It is in charge of running command on scene and monitoring the locations and duties of the personnel on scene to ensure the safety of our first responders.
Engine 255 - CCVFD
This 2019 Spartan engine is our frontline apparatus for fires, motor vehicle accidents, and rescues. It holds 750 gallons of water, extrication equipment, and more. This apparatus also contains basic life support (BLS) medical capabilities for use in the instance of a medical emergency on an accident or fire scene.
Pierce Engine 45 - AWVFD
This 2011 Pierce engine is our frontline apparatus for fires, motor vehicle accidents, and rescues. I hold 500 gallons of water, extrication equipment, and more. This apparatus also contains advanced life support (ALS) medical capabilities for use in the instance of a medical emergency on an accident or fire scene.
Emergency Medical Services
Best EMS are responding to emergency calls to provide medical direction from the doctor on call. Best EMS is working with Parker County Hospital District and fire departments in the county, providing integrated training to create unity and cohesiveness.
LifeCare EMS continues to respond to all emergency calls, providing transportation. LifeCare EMS has locations across Parker County.