Houston Fire Department

News and Events

Upcoming Events


Annual Charity Golf Classic

The Annual Charity Golf Classic, benefiting the Houston firefighter’s Protection Fund will be on May 22, 2017 at the beautiful Pine Forest Country Club. For more informaton and registration, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/fire/GolfClassic/.




News Releases

April 10, 2017 - House Fire in SE Houston

April 10, 2017 - Fire Chief Samuel Peña to Discuss Distracted Driving on Great Day Houston

April 7, 2017 - Fire Chief Samuel Peña to Discuss Distracted Driving on Great Day Houston

April 6, 2017 - Students to Experience Career and Fitness Event and "Intro to Firefighting – Basic Fire Response" Camp

April 6, 2017 - HFD Media Alert – 37 Cadets to Graduate from the Houston Fire Department

April 4, 2017 - HFD Hazmat Responds to Chemical Leak at TSU

April 4, 2017 - Building Fire in southwest Houston

April 2, 2017 - Houston Fire Department Preparing for Anticipated Severe Weather

April 1, 2017 - 3-11 Building fire in downtown 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.