- -Notice of Workshop Meeting-
Ambulance Advisory Board Workshop Meeting on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 11:30am - 1:00pm at McAllen Fire Dept., located at 201 N. 21sth Street, McAllen, Texas.
The City of McAllen AMBULANCE ORDINACE -- amended in 2011 to promote the public health, safety and welfare -- IS IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT AS OF JANUARY 1, 2012.
“The ordinance is set up to make sure that other ambulance providers, that are not contracted as emergency service providers (with the City of McAllen) meet the requirements of being equipped with medical equipment and personnel, as required by the Department of State Health Services," said McAllen Fire Chief Rogelio "Roy" Rubio.
The administrative staff of the McAllen Fire Department will be responsible for inspecting the ambulances that are seeking a permit to operate within the city limits of McAllen.
Each ambulance company will pay a $500 license fee in addition to a $25 permit fee per vehicle. Ambulance inspections will take place by appointment only by contacting our office at 956-681-2500.
A successful inspection will be good for one (1) calendar year.
**Now accepting credit card payments for Ambulance Licenses and Permits at McAllen Fire Dept.**
Sorry, no phone payments accepted
“Our mission is to protect the lives and property of all citizens of McAllen from natural and man-made emergencies utilizing mitigation efforts, control systems, and support services.”
The McAllen Fire Department is a progressive department, whose first priority is to provide excellent quality of service to the citizens of McAllen. We uphold our Mission Statement: To protect the lives and property of all citizens of McAllen from natural and man-made emergencies utilizing mitigation efforts, control systems, and support services. The Fire Department is committed to maintaining a highly skilled and trained department to meet the needs of our community and firefighter personnel.
The authorized strength at the McAllen Fire Department is 158 paid firefighters, 168 total department employees. The Department is comprised of Administration and four divisions: Fire Suppression, Prevention, Training, and Administrative Support.