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Emergency Management Coordinator / Fire Marshal


Mark Chadwick
925 Avenue Y
Hondo, TX 78861

Phone: 830-455-0129
Fax: 830-741-6156


Burn Ban:  Effective November 9, 2023 Medina County is no longer in a countywide Burn Ban. 

Please call the Sheriff's Office Dispatch non-emergency number at (830) 741-6153 to obtain burning recommendations and also be prepared to provide your name and address each time you plan to burn. 

Exception to Large Burns - Exception Form

      Notice to Builders, Business Owners, Contractors & Individuals - Click here for notice of burning


Helpful links pertaining to outdoor burning:

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality - Burn Procedures

Texas A&M Forest Service - Outdoor burn information

Emergency Notification Registration

Please Click the link below to register for Emergency Notifications within the County

 Communications Registry   

Medina County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan - 2020

Click here to view plan

Preparedness Links:


Medina County Interactive Map (School Districts, City Limits, Subdivisions, Commissioner Precincts, Emergency Service Districts, Flood Hazard Areas) https://medinacad.org/interactive-map/

Drive Texas (Official Texas Website for Road Closures)  www.drivetexas.org

Medina Electric Cooperative Power Outage Map     https://ebill.medinaec.org/maps/OutageWebMap/

Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Information from Ready.gov  www.ready.gov

FEMA American Sign Language Preparedness Videos https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL720Kw_OojlKOhtKG7HM_0n_kEawus6FC