The Midland Fire Department maintains a 12 person TIFMAS Team. The Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) was created to provide for the systematic mobilization, deployment, organization and management of Texas local fire resources to provide assistance in mitigating emergencies and disasters throughout Texas and the nation, when so requested. The Midland Fire Department provides assistance by working with the Texas Department of Emergency Management, the Texas Forest Service, Local Emergency Management and local fire departments. The Midland Fire Department responds with a type 6 engine and command vehicle and has been deployed to numerous large wildfires since 2011.