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Matagorda VFD operates fire stations in Matagorda and Selkirk. The MVFD service area is 130 square miles including 23 miles of Matagorda Beach. Additionally, Matagorda VFD serves as a mutual aid partner to all other fire departments in Matagorda county.

Matagorda VFD is a 100% volunteer community service organization with no paid staff. We receive some funding from the county, but we are primarily a donation and grant funded organization. Matagorda VFD is a registered 501(C)(3) organization so all donations are tax deductible. Please consider donating if you can.


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WARNING โ›”๏ธ June 6th: Serious RIP tides today in multiple locations on Matagorda Beach. We strongly advise against swimming or wading beyond knee deep. We responded to multiple drowning calls. Please wear a life jacket & AVOID the water near the jetties/fishing pier. STRONG RIP currents are expected to continue over the next few days. ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago

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Just close the beach already!!!!

I prayed for their lives.. stayed as long as I could looking and hoping they turn up.

Best wishes for whomever the helicopter is searching for. We were at the beach earlier and there were two very close calls in a short time.


If I had a way their I would be happy to help find the missing boy

A 10 year old. Praying for a miracle ๐Ÿ™

Martin Paz

Megan Elizabeth Torres

Ronnie Andrews

Dawn Copeland

Any updates?

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2 weeks ago

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