Houston Fire Department

News and Events


News Releases

April 25, 2018 - Building Fire in West Houston

April 25, 2018 - Town-home Fire in West Houston

April 25, 2018 - Manufacturing/Processing Building Fire in East Houston

April 24, 2018 - House Fire in Northwest Houston

April 23, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Southeast Houston

April 23, 2018 - House Fire in Southwest Houston

April 18, 2018 - Houston Fire Department Introduces New Pumper Trucks

April 17, 2018 - Houston Fire Department to Display New Pumper Trucks

April 16, 2018 - House Fire in Southeast Houston

April 16, 2018 - House Fire in Brairgate Community

April 16, 2018 - House Fire in Southwest Houston

April 16, 2018 - Quadraplex Fire South of Downtown

April 16, 2018 - House Fire in Southeast Houston

April 13, 2018 - House Fire in Southwest Houston

April 12, 2018 - House Fire in Northeast Houston - Firefighters Rescue Civilian

April 12, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Southwest Houston

April 12, 2018 - House Fire in Southeast Houston - Firefighters Rescue Two Cats

April 11, 2018 - Townhome Fire in Southwest Houston

April 11, 2018 - House Fire in Briargate Community

April 9, 2018 - House Fire in Southeast Houston

April 9, 2018 - Apartment Fire in West Houston

April 9, 2018 - Fire at Toyota Center

April 9, 2018 - House Fire in Southwest Houston

April 9, 2018 - House Fire in Northwest Houston

April 9, 2018 - Apartment and Church Fire in Northeast Houston

April 9, 2018 - Business Fire in Northwest Houston

April 9, 2018 - House Fire in Southeast Houston

April 9, 2018 - House Fire in Southeast Houston

April 5, 2018 - Patient Reunion - Football Coach and Family Grateful to Those Who Saved His Life

April 2, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Southwest Houston

April 2, 2018 - House Fire in West Houston

April 2, 2018 - House Fire in Northwest Houston

March 29, 2018 - Family Thanks HFD EMT’s and Paramedics for Saving Loved One

March 29, 2018 - The Houston Fire Department Offers Some Simple Cooking Safety Tips

March 28, 2018 - Garage Apartment Fire in Greater Third Ward Area of Houston

March 28, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Greater Greenspoint Area of Houston

March 28, 2018 - House Fire in Greater Third Ward Area of Houston

March 28, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Greater Third Ward Area of Houston

March 27, 2018 - HFD to Place Additional HWV on Standby in Anticipation of Severe Weather

March 20, 2018 -  Houston Fire Fighters “Fill the Boot” to Support Kids and Adults with Muscle Debilitating Diseases

March 20, 2018 - House Fire in Southwest 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 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

* 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.