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