Volunteer Emergency Services

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Preston Volunteer Emergency Services, Inc. (PVES), a 501(c)3 organization, provides life saving fire and medical emergency services to the greater Pottsboro area residents, including the estimated over 1 million visitors to Lake Texoma each year, including 5 marinas, numerous youth camps and recreational areas.

Here are a few highlights of our organization:

• All firefighters are volunteers • Fully staffed ambulance 24/7, 365 days a year
• Firefighters exceed State of Texas standards
• Each shift has 2 personnel, a Paramedic and EMT
• Our service area is rated ISO5, lowers your insurance
• New 2013 Horton Type III ambulance with power cot
• Firefighters assist with accidents and emergencies • Critical Care Transports, trained staff & equipment
• Largest water tanker in the area
• Transmission of EKG while in route to hospital
• 3 fire engines, 1 grass, 1 rescue, 1 tanker truck, 1 command vehicle
• Electronic medical records on laptops, high security
• Mutual aid and backup for Pottsboro and surrounding fire departments
• Secondary ambulance staffed as needed
• Equipment at two stations, one on Hwy. 289, one on Georgetown Rd. (Cambridge Shores)
• Can administer paralytic drugs (breathing or cardiac emergencies), the only one in Grayson Co.

Funding to sustain our services is provided by:
• Donations
• Community supported fund raising events, including the annual Boot Scootin’ Ball
• The City of Pottsboro and Grayson County contracts for ambulance services
• Foundation grants
• PVES Foundation grants

We are proud to serve you and thanks for your support!

  • Preston Volunteer Emergency Services

Preston Volunteer Emergency Services

Preston Volunteer Emergency Services, Inc. (PVES), a 501(c)3 organization, provides life saving fire and medical emergency services to the greater Pottsboro area residents, including the estimated over 1 million visitors to Lake Texoma each year, including 5 marinas, numerous youth camps and recreational areas. Here are a few highlights of our organization: • All firefighters are volunteers • Fully staffed…

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