Noonday Fire Department was established in 1972 in Noonday Texas which is located appriximately 7 miles southwest of Tyler on Highway 155. You may have heard of Noonday before because of our famous Noonday Onions™. The Noonday Fire Department is a part of the Smith County Emergency Services Disctrict #2 and works in conjuction with the surrounding Smith County Fire Departments as well as Tyler Fire Department. Noonday Fire Department covers a large area in southern Smith County made up of farmland, residential, business and commercial areas. The population in Noonday Fire Departments district can fluctuate tremendously depending on the time of the year due to the Villages Resort on Lake Palestine and Pine Cove Christian Camps. Noonday Fire Department is a combination department that has 40 members including 4 Paramedics, 9 Emergency Medical Technicians, and a three man day crew that is at the station Monday through Friday 8am-5pm. The Fire Department also has 2 Fire Engines, 1 Tanker, 4 Brush Trucks and a Rescue Boat that is stationed on Lake Palestine for a quick response time.