For over 30 years, the Weir Volunteer Fire Department in Weir, TX, has served the citizens of the Emergency Services District #6, as well as assist other local surrounding volunteer and full-time departments, with a proud and dedicated group of individuals wanting to serve their community.
The Weir Fire Department started with one engine, one brush truck, and 12 members. Just like the fire service in general, the WVFD has evolved. Today the department boosts nine total pieces of apparatus, two engines, three brush trucks, one tender (portable water carrier) one rescue truck, and two command vehicles. The WVFD has a total of 30 active members with varying degrees of certification; both on the fire side as well as the medical side.
The department has an Emergency Services District (ESD) board, made up of five members, which act as the taxing authority for each district. The WVFD is under ESD #6. The current ESD #6 President is Susie Smith.