In response to Hurricane Harvey, SFFMA worked with the Texas Forest Service,  Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) and the Texas Fire Chiefs Association to develop a needs assessment for the fire service to identify fire departments and firefighters affected by the hurricane. 

As of 9/8/17, the majority of 18 counties (224 fire departments) were surveyed in person, on the phone or departments doing a self assessment online.

Summary          16 Fire Stations Destroyed

                            60 Fire Apparatus Destroyed

                            315 Firefighters Homes Damaged/Destroyed

SFFMA has setup a relief fund to assist these firefighters and fire departments with financial assistance.   Tax deductible donations may be made to:
SFFMA Firefighter Relief Fund
PO Box 1709
Manchaca, TX 78652

Or Online at www.texasfirefighterrelief.org