The Eastex Freeway Volunteer Fire Department was originally established in 1950 as the Old Humble Road Volunteer Fire Department. It serves more than 40,000 residents within an area of over 31 square miles. The department responds to nearly 1150 emergency callas annually. The Eastex Freeway Volunteer Fire Department provides fire protection and investigation solutions. It is a nonprofit organization that operates to benefit the health, welfare and safety of residents, businesses and visitors. The department serves individuals in the city of Humble and northeastern Harris County in Texas. The Eastex Freeway Volunteer Fire Department provides disaster assistance, public fire education, and fire and rescue response services.