Bonham Fire Department

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Bonham Fire Department was founded in 1893 and serves Bonham with Fire and EMS services and all of Fannin County with EMS coverage.  


Fire protection

We provide fire protection to our fire district with 2 fire engines, 1 Quint, 2 brush fire trucks,  and 1 command vehicle.  

emergency medical services

We provide EMS services to all of Fannin County with 7 advanced life support capable ambulances that are equipped with the latest life saving equipment.

rescue services

We provide rescue services for a wide range of emergencies including traffic accidents and water rescues.

Information & News

Check here for our latest updates, announcements, job postings, and more.

Employment announcement

BFD is now accepting applications for the position of EMT Basic, Paramedic, and Firefighter Paramedic.  Part time and full time positions are available.  For more information, call 903-583-3731 or click here.  

become a volunteer firefighter

Bonham Fire Department is always accepting applications from those who would like to be a volunteer.  All training and equipment is provided at no cost.  For more information, click here.

Our department has 39 full time employees who are dedicated to serving our community with pride and professionalism.

Serving our Community

Remember to test your smoke detectors regularly.  If you hear a single beep on occassion, your detector battery is low and needs to be replaced.  We offer assistance to those who in need or the elderly with installing and maintaining smoke detectors or CO2 detectors.

call us with any questions


2015 was the wettest year on record and brought with it flooding that resulted in many deaths and rescue situations accross our region.  It is extremely dangerous to drive accross flooded roadways and so you are urged to turn around and avoid them.

Turn around don't drown

Click here to learn more