TRAINING Captain

Aaron Banks

Captain Banks moved to Shallowater in May 2013.  He previously lived in Mineola, Texas where he was a volunteer firefighter for 6 years.  Aaron joined Lubbock Fire Rescue in 2012 where he works at Fire Station #2.  Aaron is a Texas Commission on Fire Protection Basic Firefighter and a Texas Department of State Health Services EMT-Basic.  Lieutenant Banks is a State Fireman's and Fire Marshal's Association Firefighter II.  Aaron and his wife Josie have three daughters, Autumn, Gracie, and Kenzie.  Aaron can be contacted at abanks@shallowatertx.us  

Deputy Chief of Operations

Jeremy Stewart

"It is a great honor to serve my community.  I grew up around a family full of public servants and that is where I get my drive to serve.  I strive to make our department the most professional organization it can be through quality training and proactive leadership."  Chief Buck 

                                                                       

Proudly Protecting Our Community

Chaplain

William Eudy

William moved to Shallowater in 2014 after having served with the Mineral Wells Volunteer Fire Department for ten years.  William’s certification with the State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association is Basic Accredited. He holds certifications in Critical Incident Stress Management and is a Pro Board Instructor I.  William served as a Chaplain and as a Captain with the Mineral Wells Fire Department, starting and coordinating a regional C.I.S.M. team.  He also has served as a regional chaplain for the State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association, and is on the State and National Corps of Fire Chaplains.  William currently serves as the preaching minister for the 12th Street Church of Christ in Shallowater.  William and his wife, Amye, have three sons, Andrew, Jerrod, and Danner.

Lieutenant



MEMBERS

Captain

Jason White

Jason is a life long resident of Shallowater.  He joined the fire department in 2012.  Jason is employed by JST Concrete.  He graduated from the Wolfforth Fire Academy in 2013.  Jason is a State Fireman's and Fire Marshal's Association Firefighter II.  He is a Texas Commission on Fire Protection Basic Firefighter.  Jason was the recipient of the firefighter of the year award for his dedication to fire department in 2012.  Jason is married to his wife Stacey, and together they have 5 children Zachary, Macey, Kayley, Paris and Blaze.  Jason can be contact at jwhite@shallowatertx.us

Captain


Equipment Maintenance Officer

Josh Carr

Josh is a life long resident of Shallowater.  He joined the fire department in 2012.  Josh attended South Plains College where he received an Associates Degree in Automotive Technology.  He currently works for the City of Lubbock Street Department.  Josh is married to his wife Ashley and they have a daughter, Kynlee.   Josh can be contacted at jcarr@shallowatertx.us     

Deputy Chief of Training/EMS

Justin Musgraves

Chief Musgraves started in the fire service in 1996.  He has been a member of municipal and volunteer fire departments in Texas and New Mexico, as well as state and federal wildland agencies.  Justin carries several National Wildfire Coordinating Group qualifications, and is a Pro Board Instuctor I.  He has taught at places such as the Lubbock Area Fire Conference, Texas A&M Brayton Fire Training Field and, multiple state wildland fire academies.  Justin works for Lubbock Fire Rescue and is a member of the South Plains Incident Management team and the Lubbock TIFMAS team.  Chief Musgraves also served on the Lone Star State Incident Management Team from 2011 to 2013.  Justin is a Texas Commission on Fire Protection Basic Firefighter and a Texas Department of State Health Services Advanced Emergency Medical Technician.  Justin is married to his wife Diannah, and they have three children, Austin, Natallie, and, Andi.   You may contact Justin at jmusgraves@shallowatertx.us

Training Lieutenant

Garrett Clair

Lieutenant Clair became a resident of Shallowater in 2012.  That same year he joined the Shallowater Fire Department while attending the Wolfforth Fire Academy.  Garrett graduated and was hired by Lubbock Fire Rescue in 2014 where he serves as a firefighter and a member of the heavy rescue team.  Lt. Clair holds numerous firefighter certifications including a Texas Commission on Fire Protection Structural Firefighter certification and a Pumper-Drive/Operator certification.  He is a Texas Department of State Health Services EMT-Basic, a type II wildland firefighter, and a confined space technician.  Garrett is a State Firefighter's and Fire Marshal's Association Firefighter II, and a Draeger Flashover Instructor.  He also serves on the TIFMAS team.  He promoted to Lieutenant in 2017.  Garrett is married to his wife Taylor, and they have two children, Gunner and Deklyn.  Garrett can be contact at gclair@shallowatertx.us.   

EMS Lieutenant



Deputy Chief of Support Services

Bryce Muller


Fire Chief

Cory Buck

Chief Buck is a life long resident of Shallowater.  He began volunteering for the SFD in 2000, following in his father's foot steps, who was the fire chief in Shallowater for 30 years.  He promoted through the ranks serving as a lieutenant and as the training chief before being appointed as the fire chief in 2012.  Chief Buck works for Lubbock Fire Rescue as a Captain in the training division and is the team leader of the South Plains Incident Management Team. Cory also serves as the training coordinator for the Lubbock TIFMAS team.   He has degrees from South Plains College,  A.A.S. in Fire Technology and a B.A.A.S in Emergency Management Administration from West Texas A&M University.  Cory is a State Fireman's and Fire Marshal's Association certified Firefighter II.  He is a Texas Commission on Fire Protection certified Master Firefighter, Incident Safety Officer, Fire Officer II, Hazardous Materials Technician, Master Fire Service Instructor III, Driver Operator, and Intermediate Wildland Firefighter.  Chief Buck also holds a Texas Department of State Health Services Advanced Emergency Medical Technician certification.  He is married to his wife Angela, and they have two children, Micah and Grayson.  You may contact Cory at cbuck@shallowatertx.us      

Lieutenant

Taylor Phillips

Lieutenant Phillips was appointed to the position of lieutenant in 2017.  More about Taylor coming soon...