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Wilson County District 1 Fire & Rescue serves the western half of Wilson County, Texas. The District provides Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical First Response to approximately 362 square miles of Wilson county and includes the Cities of La Vernia, Stockdale and the areas of Sutherland Springs and Kicaster.
Wilson County ESD #1 operated until 2017 as an all-volunteer department. Station 1, located in La Vernia, is now staffed 24/7 by 4 professional Firefighters and Fire Station 2, located at FM 775 and FM3432 is staffed by 3 professional Firefighters, 24/7. Station 3 will be coming online in June/July of 2024 located in downtown Stockdale. The Stockdale station will be staffed with 3 professional Firefighters 24/7. Our paid staff are supported by a group of dedicated and highly trained volunteers.
Our fleet consists of 2 Rescue/Engines, 2 Engines, 3 Brush trucks, 2 Command vehicles, 2 Water Tenders, and 1 Rescue Boat. The District responds to approximately 1800 calls per year.