About Us

The McLendon-Chisholm Fire Department, exists to provide a professional level of fire safety, life safety, and first responder emergency medical services to the people and property within the McLendon-Chisholm Fire Department response area, to prevent or minimize pain, suffering, or loss of life and property.

This will be accomplished through the utilization of our members with aggressive training and modern equipment and a mutual aid cooperative agreements with neighboring departments in order to provide the highest quality of service and a commitment toward excellence.

The McLendon-Chisholm Fire Department members respond to calls when paged by the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office. The department responds to calls for structure fires, grass/brush fires, motor vehicle accidents, fire alarms, medical calls, and many other calls for service to assist the citizens of our jurisdiction.


  • MCFD Station 1, located at 1250 S Hwy 205, is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year with two certified fire fighters (and in most cases also certified Emergency Medical Technicians)
  • This staffing enables much quicker response in virtually every instance. We are able to respond more quickly for medical calls, motor vehicle accidents, grass fires and in most cases even structure fires.
  • A huge thanks goes out to the Citizens of McLendon-Chisholm and to the city council for their support in bringing this level of public safety to the citizens within our fire district.
  • We operate two stations, two engines and two wildland fire trucks.
    • Station 1 – 1250 S State Hwy 205, McLendon-Chisholm
    • Station 2 – 10685 S. FM 548, Royce City
  • Our district covers 32.3 square miles of Rockwall County which makes it the largest district by area of the five volunteer fire departments in Rockwall County.
  • We respond to all fire calls, first responder (medical) calls, motor vehicle accidents and natural disasters. We also provide mutual aid to the surrounding fire departments of Rockwall, Heath, Fate, Royse City, Forney, Terrell and Union Valley.