Montgomery County ESD 10, which serves Magnolia, added 17 new firefighters, holding a graduation and pinning ceremony Aug. 25.

Zooming out

ESD 10 provides firefighting services to Magnolia after becoming the direct provider of services following a transition from contracting with the Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department in January 2022.

This new class of firefighters follows the hiring of 11 full-time firefighters in April, Community Impact previously reported.

What else?

ESD 10, which has a 164-square-mile service area, is also underway with projects to rebuild and remodel Station Nos. 182, 183 and 186 as well as building a maintenance and logistics facility in Pinehurst, Community Impact previously reported.

What they’re saying

  • “I want to welcome you to Montgomery County ESD 10 and the Magnolia Fire Department,” fire Chief Jeff Hevey said.
  • “Their willingness to step up and to serve our community is celebrated today,” ESD 10 Commissioner Larry Smith said.