Cedar Hill, Texas is located in the southwest corner of Dallas County. The Cedar Hill Fire Department was organized in May, 1941, with 11 volunteer members. In 1964, the Cedar Hill Fire Department took a step that no other department within hundreds of miles had taken, when it established an EMS response within the Fire Department.
Today, the department operates 4 fully staffed Fire Stations, staffed by 78 highly trained personnel. The department maintains a fleet of superior apparatus and equipment, providing premier service to the citizens of Cedar Hill. The department responds annually to more than 5,000 alarms.
The department has 2 specialty apparatus that could respond locally,regionally or as a state asset. AMBUS MPV 2-03, a 19 bed mass casualty bus. TIFMAS E3-64, a Type VI 4 wheel drive engine.
Chief John Ballard
The Cedar Hill Fire Department would like to make the public aware of the dangers associated with the use of Turkey Fryers. The Turkey Fryer has become an extremely popular cooking device to prepare holiday meals. We would like everyone to be aware of the inherent dangers associated with these types of cooking appliances. Please review the safety tips to assure your holiday season is joyful. Turkey Fryer Safety Tips