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