Houston Fire Department

News and Events


News Releases

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

August 15, 2018 - Houston Firefighters Visit Teen with Terminal Illness

August 14, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Sharpstown Area of Houston

August 14, 2018 - Restaurant Fire in Spring Branch East Area of Houston

August 14, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Sunnyside Area of Houston

August 14, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Sharpstown Area of Houston

August 14, 2018 - House Fire in Greater Third Ward Area of Houston

August 14, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Neartown – Montrose Area of Houston

August 14, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Spring Branch East Area of Houston

August 14, 2018 - House Fire in Spring Branch West Area of Houston

August 10, 2018 - HFD to Use New System to Alert Employees During Disaster

August 10, 2018 - HFD Media Availability for Monday Postponed

August 10, 2018 - House Fire in Greater Heights Area

August 9, 2018 - House Fire in IAH / Airport Area of Houston

August 9, 2018 - House Fire in Alief Area of Houston

August 9, 2018 - Residential Structure Fire in Trinity / Houston Gardens Area of Houston

August 9, 2018 - House Fire in Briar Forest Area of Houston

August 9, 2018 - House Fire in Greater Third Ward Area of Houston

August 8, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Greater Greenspoint Area of Houston

August 8, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Westchase Area of Houston

August 8, 2018 - New High Water Vehicles and Ladder Trucks on Display Outside City Hall

August 7, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Eldridge / West Oaks Area of Southwest Houston

August 7, 2018 - House Fire in Central Southwest Area of Houston

August 7, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Northside / Northline Area of Houston

August 7, 2018 - Houston Fire Department Initiative Focuses on Firefighter Health and Safety

August 6, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Gulfton Area of Southwest Houston

August 6, 2018 - House Fire in Lake Houston Area

August 6, 2018 - Loading Dock Fire in University Place Area

August 6, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Lazybrook/ Timbergrove Area of Northwest Houston

August 6, 2018 - House Fire in Alief Area of Southwest Houston

August 6, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Greater Greenspoint Area

August 6, 2018 - House Fire in Afton Oaks / River Oaks Area

August 6, 2018 - House Fire in Southeast Houston

July 27, 2018 - House Fire in Trinity / Houston Gardens Area of Northeast Houston

July 27, 2018 - House Fire in Southwest Houston

July 27, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Southwest Houston

July 27, 2018 - House Fire in Greater Greenspoint Area of North Houston

July 27, 2018 - Structure Fire in the Midtown Area

July 27, 2018 - Warehouse Fire in Lazybrook / Timbergrove Area of Northwest Houston

July 25, 2018 - C.A.S.E.Y Fire Ops Scholarship Winner Announcement

July 19, 2018 - Independent Insurance Agents of Houston Honor "Firefighter of the Year"

July 18, 2018 - Independent Insurance Agents of Houston Honor "Firefighter of the Year"

July 18, 2018 - Houston Fire Premieres PTSD Movie

July 17, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Neartown / Midtown Area of Houston

July 17, 2018 - House Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area of South Houston

July 17, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Gulfton Area of Southwest Houston

July 17, 2018 - House Fire in Eldridge / West Oaks Area of West Houston

July 17, 2018 - House Fire in South Belt / Ellington Area of Southeast Houston

July 17, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Braeburn Area of Southwest Houston

July 3, 2018 - Office Building Fire in Mid West Area of Houston

July 3, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Braeswood Area of Southwest Houston

July 3, 2018 - House Fire and Explosion in Second Ward of Houston

July 3, 2018 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in Greenway / Upper Kirby Area of Houston

July 3, 2018 - Restaurant Fire in Kingwood

July 3, 2018 - HFD Reminds Citizens Fireworks are Dangerous and Illegal to Use in The City

July 2 - The Fire Fighters Foundation of Houston to Announce Major Donations of Emergency Equipment to The Houston Fire Department

June 29, 2018 - The Fire Fighters Foundation of Houston to Announce Major Donations of Emergency Equipment to The Houston Fire Department

June 29, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Westwood Area of Southwest Houston

June 29, 2018 - House Fire in Trinity / Houston Gardens Area of Northeast Houston

June 29, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Sabine Island Subdivision of West of Downtown Houston

June 28, 2018- House Fire in Northside / Northline Area of Houston

June 28, 2018 - Building Fire in Greater Fifth Ward

June 28, 2018 - House Fire in Trinity / Houston Gardens Area of Northeast Houston

June 27, 2018 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in Brays Oaks Area of Southwest Houston

June 27, 2018 - House Fire in Neartown / Montrose Area of Houston

June 26, 2018 - Storage Unit Fire in Parkview Subdivision of Southeast Houston

June 26, 2018 - Restaurant Fire in Brays Oaks Area of Southwest Houston

June 26, 2018 - House Fire in Alief Area of Southwest Houston

June 26, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Briar Forest Area of Southwest Houston

June 26, 2018 - Shed Fire in Eastex Oaks Village Area of Northeast Houston

June 26, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Greater Third Ward of Houston

June 25, 2018 - House Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area of Houston

June 25, 2018 - House Fire in Greater OST/South Union Area of Houston

June 22, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Westchase Area of Houston

June 21, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Briar Forest Area of West Houston

June 21, 2018 - House Fire in Greater Third Ward Area of Houston

June 21, 2018 - House Fire in South Park Area of Southeast Houston

June 21, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Briar Forest Area of West Houston

June 21, 2018 - Building Fire in Neartown - Montrose Area of Houston

June 20, 2018 - Restaurant Fire in Northside / Northline Area of Houston

June 20, 2018 - Building Fire in Greater Third Ward Area of Houston

June 20, 2018 - House Fire in Independence Heights Area of North Houston

June 20, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Sharpstown Area of Southwest Houston

June 19, 2018 - Carbon Monoxide Incident at Food Distribution Warehouse

June 13, 2018 - Houston Fire Chief Sam Pena to attend HUNT. FISH.FEED. Thank You Meal for First Responders




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.