Cedar Creek Lake

Because Life is Better at the Lake

Volunteer firefighters keep Cedar Creek Lake safe

by

David Webb is a veteran journalist who has written for the mainstream and alternative media for three decades. He is now a freelancer who lives in the Cedar Creek Lake area.




Cedar Creek Lake area volunteer fire departments need more firefighters to join their ranks.



Applications from men and women are accepted at the fire stations. Training is provided. Applicants must be at least 18 and be licensed drivers, be able to pass an agility test and a background check. As volunteers, firefighters receive no compensation.



Volunteer fire departments in the various cities often assist each other in firefighting, particularly in the case of large fires. Applicants must be able to attend regular meetings and training exercises.



Applications are available at the fire departments:



Kemp Fire Dept., 1307 S. Elm St., Kemp, TX 75143, 903-498-7909, kempfire.com



Mabank Fire Dept., 111 E. Mason St., Mabank, TX 75147, 903-887-4747, mabankfire.com



Gun Barrel City Fire Dept., 306 Municipal Dr., Gun Barrel City, TX 75156, 903-887-6909, gunbarrelcity.net



Payne Springs Fire Dept., 9674 SH 198, Payne Springs, TX 75156, 903-451-4511, psfirerescue.com


Tool Fire Dept., 525 S Tool Dr, Tool, TX 75143, 903-432-2905, toolfirerescue.com


Trinidad Fire Dept., 300 W Front St, Trinidad, TX 75163, 903-778-2141, trinidad.ca.gov/departments-a-services/volunteer-fire-department.html


Malakoff Fire Dept., 101 Kilmanfield Rd, Malakoff, TX 75148, 903-489-4216, cityofmalakoff.net/departments/volunteer-fire-department.html



Information about the fire departments also can be found on their individual Facebook pages.


 




Tell us what you think!

505 Cedar Creek Ranch at Cedar Creek Lake

Cedar Creek Lake Email Updates


 

Cedar Creek Lake is on Facebook!

 
Follow us on           

Visit our Cedar Creek Lake Sponsors!

Cedar Creek Lake Current Weather Alerts

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories.

 

Cedar Creek Lake Weather Forecast

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 69

Wednesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 38

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 59

Thursday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 38

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 55

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 38

Saturday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 58

Saturday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 49


Cedar Creek Lake Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 12/13: 319.71 (-2.29)