Houston Fire Department
Promoting 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"
It's Hurricane Season, Are You Prepared?
Most people in Houston do not need to evacuate during a hurricane. The City encourages those who live in storm surge areas, require electricity for medical purposes, or live in mobile homes to evacuate ahead of a storm. Read More >>>
Look Before You Lock!
HFD reminds citizens about the importance of taking safety measures to avoid heat-related medical emergencies, including making sure you "Look Before They Lock". Read More >>>
Heat Related Emergencies
Before conducting outdoors activities and feeling thirsty, drink plenty of water and electrolyte-replacement beverages. Read More >>>
Texting Distracts! Watch The Road!
Drivers who text and drive are six times more likely to get into an accident than drivers who refrain from texting while driving. 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 >>>
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 >>>
Emergency / Life Threatening Calls
Houston Emergency Center
1801 Smith, 7th Floor
Houston, Texas 77002
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