Houston Fire Department

HFD PatchPromoting Excellence as the World's Largest Accredited Municipal Fire Agency

Vision Statement ~ HFD will be recognized as a premier public service organization, respected and admired by our peers and the community as the most diverse, innovative, and efficient public safety provider in the world.

Mission Statement ~ To save lives, protect property, and serve our community with courage, commitment and compassion.

Slogan ~ "Courage, Commitment and Compassion"

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Find out about the HFD Smoke Alarm Program


 

Summer Safety Tips

The Houston Fire Department offers some simple safety tips to keep in mind during the hotter months. Read More>>>

 

HFD is Hiring!

The Houston Fire Department is hiring! HFD announces an August 24, 2016 civil service examination for the position of firefighter trainee. For details, please visit hfdcareers.org >>>

 

City of Houston Storm Recovery

The City of Houston is working with various agencies, governments and non-profit agencies to help those affected by the Severe Weather and Flooding. Read More >>>

 

Register for Emergency Alerts | Stay Informed When Disasters Strike

Staying informed during emergencies is important. There are two notification systems you can sign up for that the City of Houston will use to alert the public when emergencies occur. Read More >>>

 

Look Before You Lock!

If children are trapped inside cars, it can result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke, leading to permanent disability or death in a matter of minutes. Read More >>>

 

Teen Driver Safety Made Possible by State Farm

"Peddle" cars with specialized "goggles" to let the "driver" experience and understand the dangers of drinking and driving. Read More >>>

 

Free Immunizations for Children

Throughout the year, The Caring for Children Foundation Care Van Program is giving free childhood vaccinations to children, birth to 18 years at select Houston Fire Stations and community centers.
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Puppet Shows

HFD offers children, K-2 grade, fun, entertaining and educational puppet shows that teach them important fire safety messages using children's songs and interactive performances. Made by possible a StateFarm grant. Read More >>>