The Pedernales Fire Department is a full-service, all-hazards organization serving resident and visitors of Travis County ESD #8.
As of 09/17/2018 Travis County Emergency Services District No. 8 adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 10.95% and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $9.87.
The following document explains the current Physical Ability Test that will be used for the upcoming testing process.
The following EMS and Fire Skills will also be tested:
NREMT: Patient Assessment (Medical)
Patient Assessment (Trauma)
Bleeding Control/Shock Management
TCFP: Ground Ladders
Select Appropriate Extinguisher
Control burns are authorized.
Travis County has lifted the Burn Ban as of 09/05/2018
Please call (512) 264-1476 Ext. 260 and leave a voice mail with your information on the day you are planning to burn. If burning for the day is not advised due to possible weather issues, there will be a message stating this on the number listed above for that day.
The Village of Briarcliff has banned outdoor burning except in very strict situations. Generally, no outdoor burning is allowed except in an enclosed container. See BriarcliffTx.com for details.
REMEMBER – ALL burns are to be fully extinguished by 5 PM