The EMS Division oversees the following:

EMS Certification/Renewal

With the ever changing technology and advancements in the medical field, it is the Little Elm Fire Department utmost priority to ensure the staff providing the care has the most current tools and education. This is fulfilled through monthly training, continued education classes and advanced certification courses.

Mobile Intensive Care Ambulances and Advanced Life Support Engine/Quint

All ambulances and apparatus have the ability to provide the most advanced emergency medical care with state of the art equipment, medicine, and proactive protocols. All EMS personnal work under the medical direction of Metrocrest Medical Control.

Tactical Medic Program

In the event of a situation where the Little Elm Police Department has a tactical situation, the Little Elm Fire Department has specialized paramedics trained in Tactical Combat Casualty Care. They have the ability to provide advanced life support care for officers and civilians in a situation where an emergency scene is not yet secured. These Tactical Medics are outfitted with body armor and have advanced training in bleeding control and airway management.

Bike Medic Program

Bike Medics are available for special events throughout the town. These paramedics have advanced training on how to deliver advanced life support care to our citizens in areas that our ambulances would not be able to travel and gain access. These Bike Medics can easily maneuver through crowds and rough terrain to gain access to patients and provide care in a timely fashion. The mountain bikes are outfitted with the same advanced equipment and drugs that our ambulances stock.
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Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT team members also assist the fire department in disasters and special events.