Houston Fire Department

News and Events

News Releases

August 24, 2017 - The Houston Fire Department Announces 6th Annual “Operation: Save A Life” Safety Campaign 5

August 22, 2017 - The Houston Fire Department Announces 6th Annual “Operation: Save A Life” Safety Campaign

July 27, 2017 - Nine-Year-Old Spots Fire in Garage Apartment

July 26, 2017 - C.A.S.E.Y Fire Ops Trailblazer Scholarship Luncheon sponsored by Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen

July 24, 2017 - Independent Insurance Agents of Houston Honor 2016 "Firefighter of the Year"

July 24, 2017 - Bullet Holes Found in Door of Burning Vehicle in South Houston

July 20, 2017 - One Fatality in NE Houston House Fire

July 17, 2017 - HFD Receives Certificate From Congress

July 14, 2017 - HFD Promotes New Members to Command Staff Positions

July 13, 2017 - HFD Promotes New Members to Command Staff Positions

July 12, 2017 - Fire on Lucky Street Related to Heat Source Failure

July 12, 2017 - Red Cross and the Houston Fire Department Kick Off Partnership on July 15 with Third Ward Smoke Alarm Installation Event

July 12, 2017 - High-Rise Evacuation Fire Warden Training Class

July 10, 2017 - House Fire Possibly Linked to Lightning

July 6, 2017 - Media Availability

July 6, 2017 - Man Thanks HFD Members for Saving His Life

July 5, 2017 - House Fire in Southeast Houston

July 5, 2017 - Apartment Fire in Northwest Houston

July 5 2017 - Apartment Fire in Southwest Houston

July 3, 2017 - Firefighters to Canvass Neighborhood of Deadly Fire

July 3, 2017 - Fireworks Public Awareness Event

July 3, 2017 - Media Availability

June 30, 2017 - Warrant Issued for Arson Suspect

June 29, 2017 - Houstonian Thanks HFD Members for Saving Her Life

June 28, 2017 - Houstonian Thanks HFD Members for Saving Her Life

June 26, 2017 - Update: Apartment Fire in NW Houston

June 26, 2017 - Apartment Fire in NW Houston




Open Records Requests

HFD Texas Public Information Act - Open Records Request

The Act - The Texas Public Information Act (the "TPIA") gives the public the right to request access to government information.

Making a Request - The TPIA is triggered when a person submits a written request to the City. The request must ask for information that is already in existence.

The Act does not require the City to create new information, compile data, do legal research, or answer questions. A request should be sent to the City department that has the information. A request sent by fax or email must be sent to the proper custodian of the information.

All HFD TPIA request (from non-media) - please submit an open records request (include your contact information with mailing address) to: email hfdemsrec@houstontx.gov by mail to HFD Records 600 Jefferson, Ste. 800, Houston, TX 77002. Fax 832-394-6883.

*Media - HFD TPIA request (from media) - please submit an open records request (include your contact information with mailing address) to: Alicia Breaux, HFD Public Affairs, 600 Jefferson, Ste. 600, Houston, TX 77002, or E-mail: alicia.breaux@houstontx.gov

* For all Arson related inquires and/or fire incidents under investigation , please contact the HFD Arson Division directly at 713-247-8900

The Public Information Office

To receive the HFD News Updates, please contact the HFD Public Affairs Office at hfdpubinf@houstontx.gov.

The Public Information Office is located at 1801 Smith, Ste. 600, Houston, TX 77002.

The Public Information Officer on-call may be reached at 832.394.6630.