Hempstead City Hall: 1125 Austin Street || Hempstead, TX 77445 || Phone: (979) 826-2486 || Fax: (979) 826-6703

Volunteer Fire Department

1400 11th Street
Hempstead, Texas 77445
(979) 826-2323

A Volunteer Fire Department (VFD) is a Fire Department composed of volunteers who perform fire
suppression and other related emergency services for a local jurisdiction.
The term "volunteer" may
also be used in reference to a group of part-time or on-call firefighters who may have other occupations
when not engaged in occasional fire fighting.
Although they may have "volunteered" to become members,
and to respond to the call for help, they are not compensated as employees during the time they are
responding to or attending an emergency scene, and possibly even for training drills.

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To Hempstead

The City of Hempstead is located 50 miles west of Downtown Houston, Texas and also located near strong academic institutions such as Prairie View A&M University, Texas A&M University, and Blinn College. While visiting the City of Hempstead, do not hesitate to stop and enjoy a mixture of the foods from Italian to Bar-B-Que. Be sure and try one of our really sweet and juicy watermelons, very sure to please! We look forward to you visiting our City.

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