Harris County ESD #4/Huffman Fire Department

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EST.1972

Huffman Volunteer Fire Department  was established in 1972 to provide community education, fire prevention, and fire suppression services to Huffman and the surrounding areas. A single station located on FM 1960 housed a single apparatus that was staffed with only a few volunteers. 

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Currently in 2020

After 45+ years servicing Huffman and the surrounding areas, Huffman Fire Department has grown into a combination department with full-time, part-time, and volunteer staff that maintain 24/7 staffing. The department has 2 stations, with a third station being built to provide resources to the southern district of our response area.

Stations

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Station 51

Station 51 is centrally located at 24141 FM 2100 just north of the intersection of FM 1960 and FM 2100. Station  51 is home to an Engine, Medic, Tanker, and Brush Truck. It also serves as the district's administrative headquarters. Station 51 features 2 drive-thru bays, living quarters for 8 firefighters, the department's training room, as well as multiple training props. Station 51 is staffed by a combination of paid and volunteer staff. 

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Station 52

Station 52 is located at 54 Ivy Leaf Dr, just east of FM 2100 on Huffman's North side. Built in 2010, station 52 houses an Engine, Tanker, Brush Truck, Utility, and a reserve ESD #4 Medic unit. The station features 2 drive-thru bays, enough space for Fire and EMS personnel, training props, as well as a breathing air cascade system.

 

Apparatus

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Engine 51

  • 2013 Spartan
  • 1,500 Gallon Tank
  • 1,500 GPM pump
  • Seats 6 Firefighters
  • Extrication equipment
  •  C.A.F.S.  

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Tanker 51

  • 2009 International 
  • 2,300 Gallon Tank
  • 500 GPM Pump
  • NPV Ventilation Fan
  • Seats 2 Firefighters

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Evacuation Boat 51

  • 2019 Boatright
  • 2019 Tohatsu 150 HP outboard motor

Brush 51


  • 2016 Dodge Ram 3500
  • 4WD
  • 300 Gallon Tank
  • 250 GPM Pump
  • Forestry/Wildland Firefighting Equipment and hose. 
  • Seats 2 Firefighters

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Engine 52

  • 2004 Pierce 
  • 750 Gallon Tank
  • 1,500 GPM Pump
  • Seats 4 Firefighters
  • Extrication Equipment 

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Tanker 52

  • 2011 Spartan 
  • 3,500 Gallon Tank
  • 1,500 GPM Pump
  • Seats 6 Firefighters
  • 3,500 Gallon Portable Dump Tank

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Brush 52

  • 2005 Ford F-350 
  • 4WD 
  • 250 Gallon Tank
  • 250 GPM Pump
  • Forestry/Wildland Firefighting Equipment and hose. 


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Fire Chief 501

  • 2016 Dodge Ram 2500
  • 4WD
  • BLS Equipment
  • Seats 5 
  • Chief 501 is assigned to the Fire Chief and is used on a variety of emergencies as a command vehicle.


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Assistant Chief 502

  • 2009 Chevy Tahoe
  • BLS Equipment
  • Squad 502 is assigned to the Asst. Chief and is used on a variety of emergencies as a command vehicle.


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Reserve 51

  • 2004 Pierce Contender 
  • 750 Gallon Tank
  • 1500 GPM Pump
  • Seats 5 Firefighters
  • Extrication Equipment