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Welcome to the

State Association of Fire and Emergency Districts

SAFE-D is the only organization dedicated to helping the men and women of Texas Emergency Services Districts provide fire protection and emergency medical services to more than 8 million Texans.

ESD Websites

Senate Bill 2, passed in 2019, requires Texas ESDs to maintain websites and specifies information that must be available to the public. Here is a link to Texas ESD websites. To have your ESD's website added to this list, email

New: Video Library

Access recordings of SAFE-D webcasts by clicking to

After SAFE-D's 2020 Conference, this content will only be available to members through the soon-to-be-released Member Center.

FAQs About ESDs

Learn more about ESDs - grassroots governments that provide fire protection or emergency medical services at a fraction of the costs of municipal fire departments.

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ESD reports due to TDEM Jan. 1

Under state law, ESDs are required to report by January 1 of each year to the Texas Division of Emergency Management.

To make your ESD's report, go to

Annual Conference

SAFE-D’s 18th Annual Conference at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston, Feb. 20-22. Registration for the conference is now open. Click here.

NEW: Click here for a tentative agenda. Keep checking back for updated information; this agenda is close, but it may change!

Moody Gardens Hotel is sold out, but the Marriott hotels have added rooms for SAFE-D. For a list of other available hotels, as of 10 a.m. 11/5 click here.

The EXHIBIT HALL of the 19th Annual Conference is SOLD OUT. To get on a waiting list, email or contact Tracy Wagner at 512-251-8101.

Thanks to these generous sponsors of SAFE-D's 19th Annual Conference