Fire Chief/Fire Marshal

Michael R. Pool

History

Chief Mike Pool began his fire service career in 1976 as a volunteer with the Haltom City Fire Department.  Later, he signed on to become a full-time firefighter and completed his fire recruit training at the distinguished Arlington Fire Department Training Academy.  During his career with Haltom City, he was involved in all aspects of the fire services including: fire operations, emergency medical, fire prevention, rescue, and training.  Rising through the ranks, Mike retired from Haltom City as a Fire Lieutenant in 2012 after 34 years of service. 

Qualifications

Chief Pool is certified through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection as a Head of Department for both Fire Suppression and Fire Prevention.  His additional certifications include: Advanced Firefighter, Advanced Fire Inspector, Intermediate Fire Investigator (cause and origin), Fire Instructor II, Fire Driver/Operator, and Emergency Medical Technician.  He has also been licensed through the Texas Department of Insurance as a Fire Alarm Technician and for Fire Protection – Fixed Systems. 

Personal

In October of 2013, following the sudden passing of Chief Robin Allen, Mike came out of retirement to lend a hand and lead the Mineral Wells Fire/EMS Department.  In that capacity, Chief Pool has continued to improve upon the long-standing tradition and rich history of fire service here in Mineral Wells.  Chief Pool emphasizes professionalism, training, and preparedness as his goals moving the fire department forward.  A safe Mineral Wells benefits everyone.

  1. Michael Pool

    Michael Pool

    Fire Chief / Marshal
    Phone: (940) 328-7741

  1. Fire Department


    Physical Address
    211 SW 1st Avenue
    Mineral Wells, TX 76067


    Directions

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 460
    Mineral Wells, TX 76068

    Phone: (940) 328-7730
    Fax: (940) 328-7731
    Emergency: 911

    Office Hours

    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    After hours and weekends, please call MWPD Dispatch at (940) 328-7770.