Incorporated in 1916, the Pharr Fire Department has an office of emergency management that handles natural hazard situations, such as hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and storms through mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. It also maintains an administration division that is responsible for the planning, development and direction of fire suppression and prevention services. The department s volunteer division recruits individuals to serve their community through fire protection, prevention and rescue operations. The Pharr Fire Department conducts various public education and safety programs and handles home and building inspections. It is located in Pharr, Texas.