Houston Fire Department

News and Events


News Releases

October 16, 2018 - Business Office Fire in Neartown – Montrose Area

October 16, 2018 - House Fire in Acres Home Area

October 15, 2018 - House Fire in Alief Area

October 15, 2018 - House Fire in South Park Area

October 15, 2018 - House Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area

October 15, 2018 - Building Fire in Clinton Park Tri-Community Area

October 15, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Pecan Park Area

October 15, 2018 - House Fire in Carverdale Area

October 15, 2018 - House Fire in South Acres / Crestmont Park Area

October 15, 2018 - House Fire in Alief Area

October 15, 2018 - Building Fire in Greater Third Ward Area

October 11, 2018 - House Fire in Greater Third Ward

October 11, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Northshore Area

October 11, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Spring Branch Central Area

October 9, 2018 - Fire Chief Sam Pena to Address Committee on HFD's Compliance with National Safety Requirements

October 4, 2018 - Houston Medical Director Recognized Nationally

October 3, 2018 - House Fire in Northside / Northline Area

October 3, 2018 - House Fire in Kashmere Gardens Area

October 3, 2018 - House Fire in Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area

October 3, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Fairbanks / Northwest Crossing Area

October 3, 2018 - House Fire in South Acres / Crestmont Park Area

October 2, 2018 - Fire Chief Peña and HFD Crews to Participate in National Night Out Events

October 1, 2018 - House Fire in Independence Heights Area

October 1, 2018 - House Fire in Acres Home Area

October 1, 2018 - House Fire in Acres Home Area

September 28, 2018 - Houston Firefighters to Participate in Fitness Challenge
Normal To Be Fit® Expo and Education Day

Fire Chief Sam Peña Secures More than $500,000 for Protective Gear

September 27, 2018 - House Fire in Northside / Northline Area

September 27, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Spring Branchwest Area

September 27, 2018 - Warehouse Fire in IAH / Airport Area

September 27, 2018 -House Fire in Hunterwood Area

September 26, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Clear Lake Area

September 26, 2018 - House Fire in Independence Heights Area

September 26, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Gulfton Area

September 26, 2018 - Four Plex Fire in Greater Fifth Ward

September 25, 2018 - House Fire in Settegast Area

September 25, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Briar Forest Area

September 21, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Westchase Area

September 21, 2018 - House Fire in South Acres / Crestmont Park Area

September 21, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Braeburn Area

September 21, 2018 - Fire Chief Sam Peña Announces New Vehicle Purchase

September 20, 2018 - House Fire in East Houston

September 19, 2018 - Business Park Building Fire in Eldridge / West Oaks Area

September 19, 2018 - House Fire in Alief Area of Houston

September 19, 2018 -House Fire in Second Ward Area of Houston

September 19, 2018 - House Fire in East Houston

September 19, 2018 - Fire Chief Sam Peña Announces Funding for Ballistic Vests

September 18, 2018 - Building Fire in Greater Hobby Area of Houston

September 18, 2018 -Apartment Fire in the Greater Heights Area

September 18, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Brays Oaks Area of Houston

September 17, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Alief Area of Houston

September 17, 2018 - Apartment Fire in IAH / Airport Area of Houston

September 17, 2018 - House Fire in Fort Bend Area of Houston

September 17, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Acres Home Area of Houston

September 17, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Edgebrook Area of Houston

September 14, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Edgebrook Area of Houston

September 14, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Astrodome Area of Houston

September 14, 2018 - Fire Chief Sam Peña Announces Purchase of New Ambulances

September 12, 2018 - High Water Vehicles in Place/Firefighters Train for Use

September 12, 2018 - House Fire in Mid West Area of Houston

September 12, 2018 - House Fire in Fort Bend Area of Houston

September 11, 2018 - Houston Firefighters to Help with Hurricane Florence

September 10, 2018 - House Fire in South Acres / Crestmont Park Area of Houston

September 10, 2018 - Church Fire in MacGregor Area of Houston

September 10, 2018 - House Fire in East Houston

September 10, 2018 - Townhome Fire in Greater Uptown Area of Houston

September 10, 2018 - House Fire in Clear Lake Area of Houston

September 7, 2018 - Houston Firefighters to take part in 9/11 Run

September 7, 2018 - House Fire in Sunnyside Area of Houston

September 7, 2018 - House Fire in Westbury Area of Houston

September 7, 2018 - Warehouse Fire in Northside / Northline Area of Houston

September 7, 2018 - House Fire in Brays Oaks Area of Houston

September 7, 2018 - House Fire in Westbury Area of Houston

September 6, 2018 - Building Fire in Alief Area of Houston

September 5, 2018 - 2-Alarm Building Fire in Lawndale / Wayside Area of Houston

September 4, 2018 - 2-Alarm Warehouse Fire in Denver Harbor / Port Houston Area

September 4, 2018 - House Fire in Neartown - Montrose Area of Houston

September 4, 2018 - House Fire in Brays Oaks Area

September 4, 2018 - Business Office Building Fire in Sharpstown Area

September 4, 2018 - House Fire in Willow Meadows / Willowbend Area

September 4, 2018 - Houston Astros "Adopt A Fire Station"

August 31, 2018 - House Fire in Central Southwest Area of Houston

August 31, 2018 - Apartment Fire in MacGregor Area of Houston

August 31, 2018 - The Houston Fire Department Recommends Safety Tips for Labor Day Weekend Activities

August 30, 2018 - Church Fire in Mid West Area of Houston

August 30, 2018 - Multiple Building Fires in Neartown – Montrose Area of Houston

August 30, 2018 - Residential Garage / Townhome Fire in Greater Uptown Area of Houston

August 30, 2018 - House Fire in Central Southwest Area of Houston

August 30, 2018 - House Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area of Houston

August 30, 2018 - House Fire in Memorial Area of Houston

August 29, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Greater Greenspoint Area

August 28, 2018 - Storage Shed Fire in Gulfton Area of Houston

August 28, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Acres Home Area of Houston

August 28, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Greater Hobby Area of Houston

August 28, 2018 - House Fire in Greater Greenspoint Area of Houston

August 27, 2018 - Houston Firefighters go Gold for Childhood Cancer Research

August 23, 2018 - House Fire in Near Northside Area of Houston

August 22, 2018 - Shed Fire in Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

August 22, 2018 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in Midtown

August 22, 2018 - House Fire in Lake Houston Area

August 21, 2018 - House Fire in Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area of Houston

August 21, 2018 - House Fire in Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area of Houston

August 21, 2018 - House Fire in Greater Uptown Area of Houston

August 21, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Sharpstown Area of Houston

August 21, 2018 - Apartment Laundry Room Fire in Gulfton Area of Houston

August 21, 2018 - Apartment Storage Building Fire in Gulfton Area of Houston

August 21, 2018 - Apartment Pool Room Fire in Greater Greenspoint Area of Houston

August 21, 2018 - House Fire in Briar Forest Area of Houston

August 21, 2018 - House Fire in Trinity / Houston Gardens Area of Houston

August 21, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Westchase Area of Houston

August 21, 2018 - Townhome Fire in Greater Uptown Area of Houston

August 21, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Sharpstown Area of Houston

August 17, 2018 - Hurricane Harvey Patient Reunion

August 16, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Greater Hobby Area of Houston

August 16, 2018 - House Fire in Settegast Area of Houston

August 16, 2018 - Church Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area of Houston

August 16, 2018 - Building Fire in Downtown Area of Houston

August 16, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Clear Lake Area of Houston

August 16, 2018 - House Fire in Independence Heights Area of Houston




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