The Martindale Volunteer Fire Department (MVFD) has competed in BBQ Championships for years, and this year, Pit Master, Captain Michael Grams will be firing up old Betsy to serve all the Mamma Jamma Riders and Volunteers their award winning BBQ chicken and other good eats. MVFD is a nonprofit corporation funded largely by donations from their yearly BBQ and Auction fundraiser which will be held the evening of the Mamma Jamma Ride. So check out their silent auction while you’re at the ride and stick around to enjoy more live music and the fantastic brisket you’ll smell slow smoking all day long.
About the Martindale Fire Department
In 1974, the Martindale Volunteer Fire Department was formed to protect the people of rural Caldwell County. The Department covers approximately 35 Square miles in Martindale and the surrounding areas. Six dedicated volunteers respond to all kinds of emergencies including structure fires, alarms, vehicle accidents, grass fires, water rescue, and search and rescue. MVFD is a licenses First Responder Organization for the State of Texas and also assists with medical calls withing the area they serve.
The department is always looking for new members and holds monthly training meetings the first Tuesday at 6 pm and the third Saturday at 9 am and encourages anyone interested to come to a meeting to learn more.