Volunteer Orientation on October 16th, 2021

The application deadline for the next volunteer orientation is September 17th, 2021

Attention New Volunteers: As you know, many places are taking precautionary action due to the COVID-19 virus. We at South Hays Fire Department, want to make sure we keep volunteers and employees safe as well. As of 03/17/2020, we are NOT accepting walk-in registration items due to precautions our Fire Chief has put in place for COVID-19.

You can still scan documents and email to office@southhaysfire.com , or take legible pictures of the documents and send to the email. 

Apologies for any inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding.

In the News:

In the News:

Burn Ban in effect for Hays County
October 20, 2020

Burning is permitted through a specific permit through the County Fire Marshal’s Office, with the approval of the County Fire Marshal.

Hays County Judge Issues New COVID Order
June 18, 2020

South Hays Fire Responds to Harvey.

Text to 9-1-1 service now available

Text to 9-1-1 is now available in Hays county, along with Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Lee, Llano, Travis, and Williamson counties. The Texting 9-1-1 FAQ can answer many questions and points out the limitations of the service. 



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