The City of Burleson unveiled its new mobile command unit in January of 2005. In 2003, the City of Burleson was awarded a $455,374 State Homeland Security Grant by the Department of Homeland Security thanks to a grant written by Fire Marshal Stacy Singleton. The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) serves as the local grant administrator.
The grant was awarded for the purchase of a mobile command unit. The
command vehicle serves public safety and emergency operation needs in
the southern and southwestern portions of the 16-county region served by
A significant portion of the nation’s homeland
security efforts are carried out at the local, regional, and state
levels. The command vehicle enables Burleson and the NCTCOG region to
play a significant role in those endeavors.
For additional information about the mobile command unit, contact the
Burleson Fire Marshal's Office at 817-426-9174 or 817-426-9175.