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News Releases

October 15, 2019 - Building/ Apartment fire in Eldridge/ West Oaks Area

October 15, 2019 - Building Fire in Bellfort/ Reveille Area

October 7, 2019 - HFD Top Program Accomplishments

October 7, 2019 - Fire Chief Sam Peña Addresses Firefighter Vote

October 3, 2019 - House Fire in The Greater Uptown Area

October 3, 2019 - House Fire in The Greater Third Ward

October 2, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Mid West Area

October 2, 2019 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in the Gulfgate Riverview / Pine Valley Area

October 2, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Trinity / Houston Gardens Area

October 2, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Greater Greenspoint Area

October 1, 2019 - Fire Chief Peña and HFD Crews to Participate in National Night Out Events

October 1, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Eastwood Area

September 30, 2019 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in The Meyerland Area

September 30, 2019 - House Fire in The Trinity / Houston Gardens Area

September 30, 2019 - House Fire in The Edgebrook Area

September 30, 2019 - House Fire in The Spring Branch Central Area

September 25, 2019 - Fire Chief Sam Peña Gives Update on High Water Rescue and Response Program

September 25, 2019 - Fire Chief Sam Peña Secures More Funds for Health and Safety Equipment

September 25, 2019 - Funeral Arrangements for Firefighter Kenneth Stavinoha

September 23, 2019 - HFD Procession for Kenneth Stavinoha

September 17, 2019 - House Fire in Central Southwest Area

September 17, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

September 17, 2019 - Strip Center Fire in Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area

September 17, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Fifth Ward Area

September 13, 2019 - HFD Remembers 9/11 Throughout the Week

September 12, 2019 - Firefighter Thanks Fellow HFD Members Who Saved His Father's Life

September 10, 2019 - House Fire in East Houston Area

September 9, 2019 - Downed Power-line Fire in Fort Bend Area

September 9, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Sharpstown Area

September 9, 2019 - House Fire in The Neartown-Montrose Area

September 9, 2019 - Large Refuge Fire in Minnetex Area

September 6, 2019 -Apartment Fire in The Eldridge / West Oaks Area

September 6, 2019 - House Fire in The Independence Heights Area

September 5, 2019 -2-Alarm Apartment Fire in the Brays Oaks Area

September 4, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Northshore Area

September 4, 2019 - Fast Food Restaurant Fire in The Northshore Area

September 4, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Braeswood Area

September 4, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

September 3, 2019 - Houston Fire Chief Sam Peña Responds to HPFFA

September 3, 2019 - House Fire in The Alief Area

September 3, 2019 - Dumpster Fire at High School in Neartown - Montrose Area

September 3, 2019 - House Fire Near Lake Houston

September 3, 2019 - Church Fire in The Alief Area

September 3, 2019 - House Fire in The South Acres / Crestmont Park Area

September 3, 2019 - House Fire in The Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

August 30, 2019 - The Houston Fire Department Recommends Safety Tips for Labor Day Weekend Activities

August 30, 2019 - Commercial Building Fire in The Pecan Park Area

August 30, 2019 - House Fire in the Greater OST / South Union Area

August 28, 2019 - House Fire in The Lawndale / Wayside Area

August 28, 2019 - House Fire in The Memorial Area

August 27, 2019 - The Houston Fire Department is accepting applications for Firefighter Trainee.

August 26, 2019 - House Fire in Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

August 26, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Brays Oaks Area

August 26, 2019 - Strip Center Fire in Mid West Area

August 26, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Mid West Area

August 23, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Willowbrook Area

August 23, 2019 - House Fire in The Northside / Northline Area

August 23, 2019 - Apartment Laundry Room Fire in The Gulfton Area

August 22, 2019 - House Fire in The Brays Oaks Area

August 22, 2019 - Restaurant Fire in Downtown Area

August 22, 2019 - House Fire in The Brays Oaks Area

August 21, 2019 - House Fire in The Clear Lake Area

August 21, 2019 - House Fire in The Clear Lake Area

August 21, 2019 - House Fire in The Northside / Northline Area

August 21, 2019 - House Fire in The South Park Area

August 19, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Greater Greenspoint Area

August 19, 2019 - Construction Site Fire in Greater Eastwood Area

August 19, 2019 - House Fire in The Northside / Northline Area

August 19, 2019 - House Fire in the Settegast Area

August 19, 2019 - Restaurant Fire in Neartown- Montrose Area

August 19, 2019 - Back to School Safety Press Conference

August 15, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Spring Branch East Area

August 15, 2019 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in The Greater Hobby Area

August 15, 2019 - Warehouse Fire in Spring Branch West Area

August 15, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Spring Branch Central Area

August 13, 2019 - House Fire in The Eastex - Jensen Area

August 13, 2019 - Warehouse Fire in The Denver Harbor / Port Houston Area

August 12, 2019 - Fire Chief Sam Pena Addresses Health and Safety Concerns of Firefighters During Extreme Heat

August 12, 2019 - House Fire in Near Northside Area

August 12, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Brays Oaks Area

August 12, 2019 - Vacant Funeral Home Fire in The Eastex - Jensen Area

August 12, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Gulfton Area

August 9, 2019 - The Houston Fire Department Reminds Citizens of Simple Tips to Keep Safe and Healthy During Hot Weather

August 9, 2019 - House Fire in The Lake Houston Area

August 8, 2019 - House Fire in The Northside / Northline Area

August 7, 2019 - Houston Fire Department Open House At Fire Station 2

August 6, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Magnolia Park Area

August 6, 2019 - House Fire in The Greater Inwood Area

August 6, 2019 - House Fire in The Magnolia Park Area

August 6, 2019 - Self Storage Unit Fire in Spring Branch East Area

August 6, 2019 - Building Fire in The Westbranch Area

August 5, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Near Northside

August 5, 2019 - House Fire in The Clear Lake Area

August 5, 2019 - Warehouse Fire in The Minnetex Area

August 5, 2019 - Commercial Building Fire in Northside / Northline Area

August 1, 2019 - Barn Fire in The El Dorado / Oates Prairie Area

August 1, 2019 - 2- Alarm Church Fire in Trinity / Houston Gardens Area

August 1, 2019 - Nail Salon Fire in Spring Branch West Area

July 30, 2019 - House Fire in The Sunnyside Area

July 30, 2019 - House Fire in The Magnolia Park Area

July 30, 2019 - Apartment Fire in East Little York / Homestead Area

July 30, 2019 - House Fire in The Kashmere Gardens Area

July 30, 2019 - Commercial Building Fire in Spring Branch East Area

July 29, 2019 - Report of Fall with Extrication Needed in Mid-West Area

uly 29, 2019 - Building Collapse with People Trapped in Near-Northside Area

July 23, 2019 - Residential Fire in The Second Ward Area

July 23, 2019 - Duplex Fire in The Magnolia Park Area

July 23, 2019 - House Fire in The Greater Fifth Ward Area

July 22, 2019 - House Fire in The Acres Home Area

July 22, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Magnolia Park Area

July 22, 2019 - House Fire in The Central Southwest Area

July 22, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Gulfton Area

July 19, 2019 - 2- Alarm House Fire in Afton Oaks / River Oaks Area

July 19, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Mid West Area

July 19, 2019 - House Fire in The Westwood Area

July 16, 2019 - House Fire in The Langwood Area

July 16, 2019 - House Fire in The Magnolia Park Area

July 16, 2019 - House Fire in The Greenway / Upper Kirby Area

July 16, 2019 - House Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area

July 15, 2019 - House Fire in Central Southwest Area

July 15, 2019 - House Fire in The South Park Area

July 15, 2019 - House Fire in University Place Area

July 15, 2019 - Firefighter and EMT Appreciation Day

July 12, 2019 - New High Pressure Engine Brings Increased Capability to Fight High Rise Fires

July 11, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

July 11, 2019 - House Fire in The Astrodome Area

July 9, 2019 - Construction Site Fire at South US 59 Freeway and 610

July 9, 2019 - Reported High Rise Fire in University Place Area

July 8, 2019 - House Fire in The South Park Area

July 8, 2019 - Abandoned House Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

July 8, 2019 - House Fire in The Clear Lake Area

July 8, 2019 - House Fire in The Sunnyside Area

July 5, 2019 - Residential Garage Fire in Lake Houston Area

July 5, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Greater Fifth Ward Area

July 5, 2019 - Apartment Fire in the Clear Lake Area

July 5, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Greater Hobby Area

July 3, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Spring Branch Central Area

July 3, 2019 - 2-Alarm House Fire In Greater Inwood Area

July 3, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Fifth Ward Area

July 3, 2019 - Townhouse Fire in Kingwood Area

July 2, 2019 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in The Westwood Area

July 2, 2019 - House Fire in The Lazybrook / Timbergrove Area

July 2, 2019 - The Houston Fire Department Encourages Fourth of July Fireworks Safety

July 1, 2019 - 4th of July Safety Press Conference, Today

July 1, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Brays Oaks Area

July 1, 2019 - House Fire in Clear Lake Area

July 1, 2019 - House Fire in The Independence Heights Area

June 28, 2019 - Strip Center Fire in Westchase Area

June 28, 2019 - House Fire in The East Houston Area

June 28, 2019 - House Fire in The Trinity / Houston Gardens Area

June 27, 2019 - HFD Water Strike Team Training

June 27, 2019 - HFD to Purchase Exit Locators with Funds Requested by CM Mike Knox

June 26, 2019 - Shooting Victim Dropped off at Houston Fire Station

June 25, 2019 - Houston Fire Department to Display New Pumper Trucks

June 24, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Memorial Area

June 24, 2019 - Vehicle Crash and Building Fire in Greater Heights Area

June 24, 2019 - House Fire in Spring Branch North Area

June 21, 2019 - House Fire in The Clear Lake Area

June 21, 2019 - House Fire in The Northside Area

June 21, 2019 - House Fire in the Settegast Area

June 21, 2019 - House Fire in Kashmere Gardens Area

June 21, 2019 - House Fire in South Acres / Crestmont Park Area

June 19, 2019 - HFD Encourages Summer Safety

June 19, 2019 - Warehouse Fire in the Gulfton Area

June 19, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Greater Greenspoint Area

June 19, 2019 - Residential Garage Fire in Alief Area

June 19, 2019 - House Fire in The Sunnyside Area

June 18, 2019 - Structure Fire in Greater Third Ward Area

June 18, 2019 - House Fire in The Greater Third Ward

June 14, 2019 - Summer Safety Press Conference

June 14, 2019 - HFD and On Star Community Event

June 13, 2019 - House Fire in the Greater Heights Area

June 13, 2019 - Apartment Leasing Office/Mail Room Fire

June 13, 2019 - Townhome Fire in The Afton Oaks / River Oaks Area

June 13, 2019 - House Fire in The Fort Bend Area

June 13, 2019 - House Fire in The Independence Heights Area

June 13, 2019 - Heart Attack Survivor Reunion with HFD

June 11, 2019 - House Fire in The Acres Home Area

June 11, 2019 - Building Fire in Central Northwest Area

June 11, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Briar Forest Area

June 11, 2019 - House Fire in Fort Bend Area

June 11, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Greater Greenspoint Area

June 11, 2019 - Self Storage Unit Fire in Northwest Houston

June 11, 2019 - Specialized Washers that Remove Toxins from Gear are being Installed in 20 Houston Fire Stations

June 10, 2019 - House Fire in the Meadowbrook / Allendale Area

June 10, 2019 - Concession Area Fire at Minute Maid Park Stadium

June 10, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Clear Lake Area

June 10, 2019 - Nine Houston Fire Stations Receive Technology to Remove Harmful Fumes

June 4, 2019 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in Briar Forest Area

June 4, 2019 - House Fire in The Independence Height Area

June 4, 2019 - House Fire in Magnolia Park Area

June 4, 2019 - Business Office Fire in The Central Northwest Area

June 3, 2019 - House Fire in The Northside / Northline Area

June 3, 2019 -House Fire in Neartown - Montrose Area

June 3, 2019 - House Fire in The Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

June 3, 2019 - Townhome Fire in The Alief Area

June 3, 2019 - Warehouse Fire in The Second Ward Area

May 31, 2019 - Remembering Our Fallen

May 31, 2019 - Houston Fire Department’s First Full-Time Chaplain Retires

May 30, 2019 - The Houston Fire Department Announces 8th Annual “Operation: Save A Life” Safety Campaign

May 29, 2019 - 2-Alarm Parking Garage Fire in Downtown Area

May 29, 2019 - Warehouse Fire in Greater Hobby Area

May 29, 2019 - House Fire in The Second Ward Area

May 29, 2019 -House Fire in The South Belt / Ellington Area

May 29, 2019 - House Fire in The South Belt / Ellington Area

May 28, 2019 - The Houston Fire Department Announces 8th Annual “Operation: Save A Life” Safety Campaign

May 25, 2019 - Operation BBQ Relief to Provide Meals to the Houston Fire Department

May 24, 2019 - House Fire in Lake Houston Area

May 24, 2019 - House Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

May 24, 2019 - House Fire in South Park Area

May 24, 2019 - The Houston Fire Department Recommends Safety Tips for Memorial Day Weekend Activities

May 23, 2019 - Fire Chief Sam Pena Announces Five New Ambulances Heading to Houston Fire Stations

May 23, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Neartown-Montrose Area

May 23, 2019 - House Fire in the Settegast Area

May 23, 2019 - House Fire in The Alief Area

May 21, 2019 - House Fire in MacGregor Area

May 21, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Greater Hobby Area

May 21, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Downtown Area

May 21, 2019 - Elementary School Fire in Eldridge / West Oaks Area

May 21, 2019 - 4-Alarm Apartment Fire in Mid West Area

May 16, 2019 - Houston Fire Cadets Swearing In Ceremony

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in The Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in the Fondren Gardens Area

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in The Alief Area

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in The Sunnyside Area

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in The Greater Fifth Ward Area

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in The Central Northwest Area

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in The Sunnyside Area

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in East Little York / Homestead Area

May 16, 2019 - Building Fire in Spring Branch West Area

May 16, 2019 - Apartment Fire in South Main Area

May 16, 2019 - Townhome Fire in The Braeswood Area

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in Brays Oaks Area

May 6, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Fifth Ward Area

May 6, 2019 - 3-Alarm Townhome Fire in Neartown-Montrose Area

May 6, 2019 - Bakery Fire in Midtown Area

May 6, 2019 - Apartment / Garage Fire in Near Northside Area

May 6, 2019 - House Fire in South Acres / Crestmont Park Area

May 2, 2019 - Townhome Fire in Neartown-Montrose Area

May 2, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Westwood Area

May 2, 2019 - IAH Airport Terminal Food Court Fire

May 2, 2019 - House Fire in Independence Heights Area

May 2, 2019 - Residential Fire in Fairbanks / Northwest Crossing Area

May 2, 2019 - Grocery Store Fire in Neartown - Montrose Area




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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 1801 Smith Street, 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, 1801 Smith Street, Ste. 600, Houston, TX 77002, or E-mail: alicia.breaux@houstontx.gov

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