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News Releases

February 7, 2019 - House Fire in the Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

February 7, 2019 - Mobile Home Fire in Alief Area

February 7, 2019 - House Fire in Magnolia Park Area

February 7, 2019 - Funds Approved for Additional Flood Response Equipment

February 5, 2019 - Bar Fire in Sunnyside Area

February 5, 2019 - House Fire in Acres Home Area

February 5, 2019 - House Fire in Near Northside Area

February 4, 2019 - House Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

February 4, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Spring Branch North Area

February 4, 2019 - Restaurant Fire in Midtown Area

February 1, 2019 - Shed Fire in Carverdale Area

February 1, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Eldridge / West Oaks Area

February 1, 2019 - House Fire in Sharpstown Area

January 31, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Alief Area

January 31, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Greater Greenspoint Area

January 31, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Fifth Ward Area

January 30, 2019 - House Fire in Park Place Area

January 30, 2019 - House Fire in East Houston

January 30, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Mid West Area

January 29, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Hobby Area

January 29, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Lawndale / Wayside Area

January 29, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Mid West Area

January 29, 2019 - House Fire in Kashmere Gardens Area

January 29, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Astrodome Area

January 29, 2019 - House Fire in Alief Area

January 28, 2019 - House Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

January 28, 2019 - House Fire in East Little York / Homestead Area

January 28, 2019 - Residential Structure Fire in East Houston

January 28, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Inwood Area

January 28, 2019 - 2-Alarm House Fire in Neartown - Montrose Area

January 28, 2019 - Greenhouse Structure Fire in Willow Meadows / WIllowbend Area

January 28, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Meadowbrook / Allendale Area

January 28, 2019 - House Fire in Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

January 25, 2019 - House Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

January 25, 2019 - House Fire in East Houston

January 25, 2019 - House Fire in Memorial Area

January 25, 2019 - House Fire in South Acres / Crestmont Park Area

January 25, 2019 - House Fire in Independence Heights Area

House Fire in East Little York / Homestead Area

January 25, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Brays Oaks Area

January 25, 2019 - House Fire in Acres Home Area

January 25, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Mid West Area

January 25, 2019 - House Fire in Magnolia Park Area

January 24, 2019 - House Fire in East Little York / Homestead Area

January 24, 2019 - Town-home Fire in Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area

January 24, 2019 - Night Club Fire in Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area

January 23, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Hobby Area

January 23, 2019 - Duplex Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area

January 23, 2019 - House Fire in Central Southwest Area

January 22, 2019 - House Fire in Central Northwest Area

January 22, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Uptown Area

January 22, 2019 - House Fire in Kashmere Gardens Area

January 22, 2019 - The Houston Fire Department Recognizes Members for Recent Promotions

January 18, 2019 - House Fire in MacGregor Area

January 18, 2019 - Warehouse Fire in Northshore Area

January 18, 2019 - The Houston Fire Department Urges Citizens to use Safety when using Heating Devices

January 17,2019 - Plans to Remove Harmful Exhaust Fumes from Fire Stations Moves Forward

January 17, 2019 - Restaurant Fire in El Dorado / Oates Prairie Area

January 17, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Alief Area

January 17, 2019 - House Fire in Alief Area

January 17, 2019 - House Fire in MacGregor Area

January 16, 2019 - House Fire in Northshore Area

January 16, 2019 - Apartment Fire in the Lawndale / Wayside Area

January 16, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Third Ward Area

January 16, 2019 - Hotel Fire in Downtown Houston

January 16, 2019 - House Fire in Edgebrook Area

January 15, 2019 - HFD Arson Investigators Rule Kilgore Fire as Accidental

January 15, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Kingwood Area

January 15, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Greater Hobby Area

January 15, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Fifth Ward Area

January 15, 2019 - House Fire in Trinity / Houston Gardens Area

January 15, 2019 - Warehouse Fire in Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

January 15, 2019 - House Fire in Mid West Area

January 14, 2019 - Tragic Apartment Fire in Westbury Area

January 14, 2019 - House Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area

January 14, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Alief Area

January 14, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Brays Oaks Area

January 11, 2019 - House Fire in Independence Heights Area

January 11, 2019 - House Fire in Fort Bend Area

January 11, 2019 - Firefighters to Canvass Apartment Complex of Recent Tragic Fire

January 10, 2019 - House Fire in South Park Area

January 10, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Memorial Area

January 10, 2019 - House Fire in Settegast Area

January 10, 2019 - House Fire in Acres Home Area

January 10, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Hobby Area

January 10, 2018 - Warehouse Fire in Alief Area

January 10, 2018 - Restaurant Fire in Memorial Area

January 10, 2018 - Vacant Church Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

January 10, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Gulfton Area

January 9, 2019 - House Fire in Northside / Northline Area

January 9, 2019 - House Fire in Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

January 9, 2019 - House Fire in Central Northwest Area

January 9, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Westwood Area

January 7, 2018 - Garage Apartment Fire in Greater Heights Area

January 7, 2018 - House Fire in Greater Inwood Area

January 7, 2018 -2- Alarm Apartment Fire in Northshore Area

January 4, 2018 - House Fire in Greater Inwood Area

January 4, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Meadowbrook / Allendale Area

January 4, 2018 - Self Storage Building Fire in Brays Oaks Area

January 4, 2018 - House Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area

January 4, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Spring Branch Central Area

January 4, 2018 - Apartment Fire in South Park Area

January 3, 2019 - Firefighters to Canvass Neighborhoods of Recent Tragic Fires

January 3, 2019 - House Fire in Northshore Area

January 3, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Greenspoint Area

January 3, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Third Ward Area

January 3, 2019 - House Fire in Acres Home Area

January 2, 2018 - House Fire in Acres Home Area

January 2, 2018 - House Fire in East Little York / Homestead Area

January 2, 2019 - House Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

January 2, 2019 - Tragic House Fire in South Belt / Ellington Area

January 2, 2019 - House Fire in Trinity / Houston Gardens Area

January 2, 2019 - Tragic House Fire in Brays Oaks Area

December 28, 2018 - Tragic Apartment Fire in Sharpstown Area

December 28, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Alief Area

December 28, 2018 - Structure Fire in Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

December 28, 2018 - HFD Reminds Citizens Fireworks are Dangerous and Illegal to Use in The City

December 27, 2018 - House Fire in Central Southwest Area

December 27, 2018 - House Fire in Greater Fifth Ward Area

December 27, 2018 - Manufactured Home Fire in Northside / Northline Area

December 27, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Spring Branch Central Area

December 27, 2018 - Tortilleria Business Fire in Magnolia Park Area

December 27, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Greater Uptown Area

December 27, 2018 - Apartment High-rise Fire in Greater Heights Area

December 27, 2018 - House Fire in Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area

December 26, 2018 - House Fire in Pleasantville Area

December 26, 2018 - Metal Manufactory Building Fire in Alief Area

December 26, 2018 - House Fire in Trinity / Houston Gardens Area

December 26, 2018 - House Fire in Central Southwest Area

December 26, 2018 - House Fire in Greater Fifth Ward Area

December 26, 2018 - House Fire in Kashmere Gardens Area

December 26, 2018 - House Fire in Edgebrook Area

December 21, 2018 - House Fire in MacGregor Area

December 21, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Greater Greenspoint Area

December 21, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Brays Oaks Area

December 17, 2018 - Building Fire in Acres Home Area

December 17, 2018 - Strip Center Fire in Spring Branch Central Area

December 17, 2018 - House Fire in South Park Area

December 14, 2018 - House Fire in Afton Oaks / River Oaks Area

December 14, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Greater Greenspoint Area

December 14, 2018 - House Fire in South Acres / Crestmont Park Area

December 14, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Northside / Northline Area

December 14, 2018 - Duplex Fire in Near Northside Area

December 13, 2018 - House Fire in Acres Home Area

December 13, 2018 - House Fire in Addicks Park Ten Area

December 12, 2018 - House Fire in Clear Lake Area

December 12, 2018 - House Fire in Fort Bend Area

December 12, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Brays Oaks Area

December 12, 2018 - Latham & Watkins Give Major Toy Donation to Operation: Stocking Stuffer

December 11, 2018 - Restaurant Fire in Neartown – Montrose Area

December 11, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Neartown-Montrose Area

December 11, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Briar Forest Area

December 11, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Spring Branch West Area

December 11, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Greater Greenspoint Area

December 6, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

December 6, 2018 - Shed Fire in Fondren Gardens Area

December 6, 2018 - HFD’s Newest High Water Vehicle Ready to Respond in Flood-prone Greenspoint Area (Media Availability)

December 5, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Gulfton Area

December 5, 2018 - House Fire in Near Northside Area

December 5, 2018 - House Fire in Brays Oaks Area

December 4, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Clear Lake Area

December 4, 2018 - Warehouse Fire in Near Northside Area

December 4, 2018 - House Fire in Fort Bend Area

December 4, 2018 - Synagogue Fire in Meyerland Area

December 4, 2018 - Duplex Fire in Briar Forest Area

December 4, 2018 - Motel Fire in Willow Meadows / Willowbend Area

December 4, 2018 - House Fire in Eastex-Jensen Area

November 30, 2018 - Shell Oil Company Makes a Major Contribution to HFD’s Operation Stocking Stuffer Toy Drive

November 29, 2018 - House Fire in Near Northside Area

November 29, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Brays Oaks Area

November 29, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Greater Inwood Area

November 29, 2018 - Houston Fire Department, Houston Apartment Association and Memorial Hermann Hospital to Encourage Holiday Safety

November 27, 2018 - House Fire in Spring Branch East Area

November 27, 2018 - Apartment Laundry Room Fire in Brays Oaks Area

November 27, 2018 - Warehouse Fire in Fairbanks / Northwest Crossing Area

November 27, 2018 - House Fire in Trinity / Houston Gardens Area

November 27, 2018 - House Fire in Denver Harbor / Port Houston Area

November 27, 2018 - Townhome Fire in Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area

November 26, 2018 - Garage Apartment Fire in Pecan Park Area

November 26, 2018 - House Fire in Eastex – Jensen Area

November 26, 2018 - House Fire in Pleasantville Area

November 19, 2018 - Popeyes and HFD Turkey Luncheon and Awards Ceremony

November 18, 2018 - Houston Firefighters Rescue Horse from Septic Hole




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.