Fire Department

The City of East Tawakoni Fire Department's mission is to protect and enhance the quality of life for all citizens and visitors from the adverse effects of natural and man-made emergencies. 

Our goal is to provide a protection program through a cost-efficient approach to emergency response, fire code application and public fire education.

The East Tawakoni Volunteer Fire Department meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 7:00 PM.

Pete Hewitt

I was born in North Little Rock Arkansas , born November 15th 1969. I moved to Dallas Texas January of 1970, at a month and a half old. I went to John Quincy Adams Elementary School, Fred F. Florence Middle School, and W. W. Samuel High School. I was in the moving business for 24 years. I moved from Dallas to Collin County in November of 1998. Joined Branch Fire Department November of 1999. I spent 16 years with Branch Fire Department. While on Branch Fire Department I became a member of Blue Ridge Fire Department and Lowery Crossing Fire Department for approximately 3 ½ years each. While serving Branch I was also a member of the East Texas Strike Force 1 for approximately 3 years. I was a Pro Board certified Fire Fighter instructor for the state of Texas. I was ECA Texas Department Of Health certified Texas Fire Fighter since April 1st 2002. I moved to Rains County February of 2018. Joined East Tawakoni Fire Department February of 2019. I became Chief of East Tawakoni Fire Department May of 2019. I have been serving the community of East Tawakoni ever since.


If you are witnessing a crime in progress or are experiencing an emergency, please dial 911.

Contact Info

East Tawakoni Fire Department
100 Little Oaks Drive
East Tawakoni, TX 75472
Phone (903) 447-2444 Fax (903) 447-5080