History

The idea for creating a volunteer fire department in eastern Kendall County began with a concerned citizens group who started to meet in 2004. Once they agreed upon the need for a local fire station, they started searching for a possible site, and Bergheim was selected as a central location. The Kendall County Commissioner -Precinct 2, helped the group obtain a deed from Kendall County for land on which to build the fire station, and he continues to provide support. The planning group, now called the Organizing Committee, met in one another's homes and by 2005, had expanded to include interested residents of surrounding communities (Bergheim, Coveney Ranch, Kendall Woods, North Barcroft Estates, Sage Oaks, Waterstone, etc.). With the site selected and the deed in hand, the group then started developing plans to raise funds to create the Bergheim Volunteer Fire Department. In 2005, they submitted filings for registering with the State of Texas as a non-profit corporation, and in early 2006, application was made to the IRS for 501(c)3 tax exempt classification.

The slab was poured for the firehouse in June 2007. Construction, under the direction of Hooker Contracting, was completed in April 2009. Dedication of the new firehouse occurred on May 14, 2009, and it officially began operating in June 2009.

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Training - MVI

Upcoming Events

December 11, 2018

Fire Fighters Training

December 13, 2018

BVFD Annual Public Mtg

December 17, 2018

KWE HOA Mtg (Tentative)

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Fire Statistics

Jan: 19 July 17
Feb: 22 Aug: 13
Mar: 26 Sept: 24
Apr: 18 Oct: 25
May: 25 Nov: 0
June: 18 Dec: 0
 
Year to Date:207
2017 - 251