The District serves 200 square miles with additional coverage for mutual aid and automatic aid. The population is about 6000 people. Within the District 10 % is residential, 3% commercial, and 87% is agriculture, wild land or undeveloped properties. The District includes one city, Blanco. The City of has a population of 1,946 and is 3.4 square miles. The remainder of the District is rural and remote with large and small farms and ranches. Many of these are being developed into 50 to100 home subdivisions. The Blanco River flows through the District and the District is bisected by a major U.S. Highway (US 281). The District is prone to droughts, floods, wildfires and automobile accidents.
August 14, 2019 will be the Dedication and Open House for the new 10,000 square foot Fire & EMS station located at 431 Blanco Avenue, fulfilling the plans to have Fire and EMS function as a team for the benefit of the community.
The ISO rating in the City is 5. Homes more than 2 miles from the station usually have a rating of 10 due to the distance and lack of water.