Bastrop County ESD No. 1

BURN BAN currently in effect
“Conditions warrant a burn ban throughout Bastrop County. Effective at 10:00 am on this Thursday, July 6, 2017, Judge Pape has issued a Declaration of Local Disaster - Threat of Wildfires together with an Emergency Order Prohibiting Outdoor Burning. We are asking all citizens to cease outdoor burning until further notice. Violations should be reported to the Sheriff’s Office. This order applies to all unincorporated areas of Bastrop County.”

For a map of current burn bans in the state, click here: Texas Burn Bans
Rules and guidelines for outdoor burning: TECQ Rules on Outdoor Burning

Mission Statement

Bastrop County ESD No. 1 strives to provide fire education, fire safety inspections, suppression, and all hazards response and mitigation at the highest level of service possible in a professional and efficient manner. 


Business Plan
Bastrop County ESD No. 1 has put together a business plan to help guide the district operations and planning.  The current business plan can be found here.

ISO Rating
Bastrop County ESD No. 1 has a current ISO rating of 3/10.  This rating became effective 8/1/2010.  Official notification was made on March 11th, 2010.  This provides up to a 40.4% REDUCTION in home owner's insurance rates.  The Texas Department of Insurance provides additional information on what this means.  More ISO information can be found here.

Monthly ESD Meetings

The commissioners of Bastrop County ESD No. 1 meet on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Bastrop County ESD No. 1 Central Fire and Training Facility, 1965 FM 20, Red Rock TX 78662, on the corner of Fohn Rd. and FM 20. All meetings are open to the public and residents living in the district are encouraged to attend.  For more information, click here: Meetings

Interested in Volunteering?

Are you interested in volunteering?  The first step is to download and complete an application for membership.  If you have further questions, please contact us via email here

Address/Contact Information

Physical Address:                               Mailing Address:
Bastrop County ESD No. 1                  Bastrop County ESD No. 1
1965 FM 20                                       P.O. Box 357
Red Rock TX 78662                            Red Rock TX 78662   

phone (512) 308-0086
fax (512) 412-7005

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