The Pedernales Fire Department is a full-service, all-hazards organization serving resident and visitors of Travis County ESD #8.
As of 09/17/2018 Travis County Emergency Services District No. 8 adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 10.95% and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $9.87.
The following document explains the current Physical Ability Test that will be used for the upcoming testing process.
The following EMS and Fire Skills will also be tested:
NREMT: Patient Assessment (Medical)
Patient Assessment (Trauma)
Bleeding Control/Shock Management
TCFP: Ground Ladders
Select Appropriate Extinguisher