The Operations Division of Waxahachie Fire-Rescue responds to all non-emergency and emergency calls for service within the city limits of Waxahachie. Through a contract with ESD 6, we respond to emergencies on an as available basis to some limited areas which adjoin the city. We also respond to emergencies to those areas of Ellis and Dallas counties with which we have Mutual Aid Agreements (see Department Services on the Home Page).
This division is staffed with 51 members of the department who work at one of three fire stations strategically located throughout the city. These members work on a 24-48 schedule with 17 members assigned to each shift. The minimum staffing for the department is 13 members per shift.