Volunteer Fire Department


We serve approximately 1200 people in Ellis and Northern Hill Counties. Our coverage area includes Interstate 35E, State Highway 77, FM 308 as well as several major pipelines thoughout the area. We have mutual aid agreements with other departments, such as Italy, Avalon, and Forreston in Ellis County, and Mertens, Hillsboro, and Itasca in Hill County. In addition to these, we assist the Texas Forest Services on wildland emergencies.

The Milford Fire Department currently has  several members who hold EMT certifications.


Qualifications to join the Milford Volunteer Fire Department:

  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must live within the Milford School District
  • Must fill out an application (applications can be filled out on meeting nights)
  • Must pass a background check and not be convicted of a felony.
  • Must attend 2 consecutive meetings to be voted in (including the night the application is filled out and turned in.)


Meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month.


Milford Fire Department
P.O. Box 337
Milford, TX 76670

Chief: Mark Jackson - (469)628-5608


Assistant Chief: Eric Sprabary