Kirt Mays is the full time Fire Chief of the Haslet Volunteer Fire Department. Chief Mays has an A.A.S. Degree in Fire Protection Technology. He is a certified Master FF, Hazardous Materials Technician, Swift Water Technician, Fire Instructor III, Fire Officer IV and Fire Inspector. Chief Mays served on the Tarrant County ESD#1 Board of Directors from 2003-2005 and is currently the President of Tarrant County Fire Alarm Center Board of Directors.
Chief Mays started into the fire service as a volunteer firefighter with Saginaw in 1979. He was a career firefighter in Saginaw from 1983-1993 before he moved to the Colleyville FD. Chief Mays worked for 20 years in Colleyville before he retired in 2013 as a Battalion Chief. He obtained his paramedic certification in 1985 and worked part-time as a flight medic with CareFlite for 15 years.
Chief Mays joined the Haslet VFD in 2000. In 2007, he began working part-time as the EMS Coordinator until he became chief in 2013.