The volunteer fire department provides fire and rescue services for the rural and urban communities of Mathis, Texas
Joining the Volunteer Fire Department
Prospective applicants must be 18 years old and may pick up an application at the Mathis Volunteer Fire Department. The application will be read in a business meeting and tabled for the following business meeting.
At the following business meeting the members will vote to place the applicant on a 6 month probationary period. Upon completion of the 6 month probation, the applicant's application will be reviewed by the members.
The members will take a vote whether to accept the applicant as a volunteer fire fighter. The applicant must receive 75% of the votes. If they do not receive 75% of the votes the applicant will begin the process again. New volunteers are placed on a 6 month probationary period.