Each day, 24 hours a day, these men and women willingly step forward, and care for those whose lives depend on them. Often they are the first responders to those who need them the most.

Highly trained and highly motivated, they know that the lives of others depend upon their ability and dedication. Their vigilance saves lives.


Looking to start your paramedic career with in an exciting, dynamic environment? This is the section for you. Information on EMS as a career, ride-along information and applications.

Grateful citizens of every community welcome EMS. Everyone directly benefits from the presence of these trained and dedicated professionals who rise to the call of duty.

Members of the Emergency Medical Services serve their communities with a level of devoted service, unparalled in any other profession.


There are five levels in EMS:

  • ECA
  • EMT-Basic
  • EMT - Advanced
  • EMT-Paramedic
  • EMT- Licensed Paramedic

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City of Wharton
120 East Caney Street
Wharton, Texas 77488
Phone: (979) 532-2491

Wharton Volunteer Fire Department
319 N. Fulton St.
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-4811 Ext 400


Wharton Police Department
1407 N Richmond Rd

Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-3131

City of Wharton Civic Center
1924 N Fulton St.
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-2491 Ext 600
Wharton Emergency Management
1407 N Richmond Rd.
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-4811 Ext 570
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