Houston Fire Department

News and Events


The HFD Public Information Office Media Hotline is 832-394-6709,
or may be reached by email at hfdnewsroom@houstontx.gov



News Releases

October 5, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Sunnyside Area

October 5, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Northside/Northline Area

October 5, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Northshore Area

October 5, 2021 - New HFD Fire Engines to go in service

October 4, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Greater Greenspoint Area

October 4, 2021 - Warehouse Fire in The Clinton Park / Tri-Community Area

October 4, 2021 - Warehouse Fire in The Acres Home Area

October 4, 2021 - Duplex Fire in The Sunnyside Area

October 4, 2021 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in The Mid West Area

October 4, 2021 - Warehouse Fire in The Greater Hobby Area

October 4, 2021 - House Fire in The South Acres / Crestmont Park Area

October 4, 2021 - House Fire in The Kashmere Gardens Area

September 27, 2021 - House Fire in The Eldridge / West Oaks Area

September 27, 2021 - House Fire in The Alief Area

September 27, 2021 - House Fire in The Trinity / Houston Gardens Area

September 27, 2021 - Townhome Fire in The Alief Area

September 27, 2021 - House Fire in The Edgebrook Area

September 24, 2021 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in The Mid West Area

September 24, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Greater OST / South Union Area

September 24, 2021 - House Fire in The Kingwood Area

September 21, 2021 - Restaurant Fire in The Alief Area

September 21, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Mid West Area

September 21, 2021 - Building Fire in The Mid West Area

Food Mart Fire in The South Belt / Ellington Area

September 21, 2021 - House Fire in The Pleasantville Area

September 21, 2021 - House Fire in The South Belt / Ellington Area

September 10, 2021 - Apartment Laundry Room Fire in The Addicks Park Ten Area

September 10, 2021 - House Fire in The Fort Bend Area

September 10, 2021 - Camper Fire in The Acres Home Area

September 10, 2021 - House Fire in The MacGregor Area

September 10, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Mid West Area

September 7, 2021 - Residential Structure Fire in The Near Montrose Area

September 6, 2021 - House Fire in The Brays Oaks Area

September 6, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Greater Inwood Area

September 4, 2021 - HFD Firefighters Rescue Two From Southeast Houston House Fire, One Civilian Passed Away at Hospital

September 3, 2021 - The Houston Fire Department Mourns The Loss of Engineer Operator to Covid-19

September 3, 2021 - The Houston Fire Department Recommends Safety Tips for Labor Day Weekend Activities

August 31, 2021 - The Houston Fire Department Recommends Safety Tips for Labor Day Weekend Activities

August 30, 2021 - Houston Firefighters Deploy to Louisiana to Assist with Recovery Efforts

August 30, 2021 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in The Westchase Area

August 30, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Greater Greenspoint Area

August 30, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Sharpstown Area

August 30, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Braeswood Area

August 30, 2021 - House Fire in The Greater Heights Area

August 30, 2021 - House Fire in The Magnolia Park Area

August 30, 2021 - Residential Fire in The East Houston Area

August 30, 2021 - Shed and House Fire in The East Houston Area

August 30, 2021 - Abandoned Apartment Fire in The Spring Branch West Area

August 30, 2021 - House Fire in The Alief Area

August 27, 2021 - House Fire in The South Belt / Ellington Area

August 27, 2021 - House Fire in The South Park Area

August 27, 2021 - House Fire in The Alief Area

August 27, 2021 - House Fire in The University Place Area

August 27, 2021 - House Fire in The Eastex - Jensen Area

August 27, 2021 - Strip Center Fire in The Spring Branch East Area

August 27, 2021 - House Fire in The Clinton Park Tri-Community Area

August 27, 2021 - House Fire in The Magnolia Park Area

August 27, 2021 - House Fire in The Brays Oaks Area

August 27, 2021 - Strip Center Fire in The Mid West Area

August 27, 2021 - New Houston Fire Department Rescue 42 Truck in Service

August 26, 2021 - House Fire in The Central Southwest Area

August 26, 2021 - House Fire in The Greater Heights Area

August 26, 2021 - House Fire in The Fort Bend Area

August 26, 2021 - House Fire in The Spring Branch West Area

August 26, 2021 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in The Downtown Area

August 12, 2021 - House Fire in The Spring Branch Central Area

August 12, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Brays Oaks Area

August 12, 2021 - House Fire in The South Belt / Ellington Area

August 11, 2021 - Townhome Fire in The Sharpstown Area

August 10, 2021 - New Custom Built Houston Fire Department Ladder 28 In Service

August 10, 2021 - Storage Shed Fire in The Spring Branch Central Area

August 10, 2021 - House Fire in The Westchase Area

August 10, 2021 - House Fire in the Greater Fifth Ward Area

August 10, 2021 - Apartment Storage Unit Fire in The Spring Branch Central Area

August 10, 2021 - Restaurant Fire in the Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

August 10, 2021 - Storage Shed Fire in The South Park Area

August 6, 2021 - Two burn victims transported from Kingwood house fire

August 6, 2021 - House Fire in The Fairbanks / Northwest Crossing Area

August 6, 2021 - House Fire in The Fort Bend Area

August 6, 2021 - House Fire in The South Belt / Ellington Area

August 4, 2021 - (UPDATE #3) Gas Leak Mitigated

August 4, 2021 - (UPDATE #2) Gas Leak Below Ground with Road Closures

August 4, 2021 - Gas Leak Below Ground with Road Closures (Southwest Freeway)

August 3, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Second Ward Area

August 3, 2021 - House Fire in The Acres Home Area

August 3, 2021 - House Fire in The Settegast Area

August 3, 2021 - House Fire in the Central Southwest Area

August 2, 2021 - House Fire in The Briar Forest Area

August 2, 2021 - House Fire in The Denver Harbor / Port Houston Area

August 2, 2021 - House Fire in The Eastex - Jensen Area

August 2, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Gulfton Area

August 2, 2021 - House Fire in The Spring Branch West Area

August 2, 2021 - House Fire in The Alief Area

July 29, 2021 - Warehouse Fire in The Spring Branch East Area

July 29, 2021 - House Fire in the Greater Fifth Ward Area

July 29, 2021 - House Fire in The Edgebrook Area

July 29, 2021 - House Fire in The Acres Home Area

July 28, 2021- House Fire in The Independence Heights Area

July 28, 2021 - Abandoned Apartment Fire in the Greater Greenspoint Area

July 28, 2021 - 2-Alarm Storage Facility Fire in The Spring Branch Central Area

July 28, 2021 - Warehouse Fire in The Spring Branch East Area

July 27, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Park Place Area

July 27, 2021 - House Fire in The Westbranch Area

July 27, 2021 - Gas Station Fire in The Greenway / Upper Kirby Area

July 27, 2021 - Townhome Fire in The Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area

July 26, 2021 - House Fire in The Greater Uptown Area

July 26, 2021 - Garage Apartment Fire in The East Little York / Homestead Area

July 26, 2021 - Warehouse Fire in The Alief Area

July 26, 2021 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in The South Belt / Ellington Area

July 26, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Northside/Northline Area

July 26, 2021 - House Fire in The Memorial Area

July 26, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Near Southwest Area

July 26, 2021 - Office Building Fire in The Kingwood Area

July 26, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Sharpstown Area

July 23, 2021 - Fire Chief Sam Peña statement regarding stolen ambulance

July 16, 2021 - House Fire in The Neartown - Montrose Area

July 16, 2021 - House Fire in South Area of Houston

July 16, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

July 16, 2021 - House Fire in The Near Northside Area

July 16, 2021 - Building Fire in The Clear Lake Area

July 16, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The South Belt / Ellington Area

July 16, 2021 - House Fire in The Sharpstown Area

July 15, 2021 - House Fire in The South Belt / Ellington Area

July 15, 2021 - House Fire in The Kingwood Area

July 15, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Brays Oaks Area

July 14, 2021 - House Fire in The East Little York / Homestead Area

July 14, 2021 - House Fire in The Brays Oaks Area

July 14, 2021 - House Fire in The Alief Area, Firefighters rescue one civilian and transport them to hospital

July 13, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Braeburn Area, Three Civilians Transported

July 12, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Briar Forest Area

July 12, 2021 - House Fire in The Northside / Northline Area

July 12, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The East Houston Area

July 9, 2021 - (UPDATE #2) CenterPoint Substation Fire in Northwest Houston, Shelter In Place Lifted, Incident Controlled

July 9, 2021 - (UPDATE #1) CenterPoint Substation Fire in Northwest Houston, Shelter In Place Issued

July 9, 2021 - CenterPoint Substation Fire in Northwest Houston, Shelter In Place Issued

July 8, 2021 - Shed Fire in The IAH / Airport Area

July 8, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Gulfton Area

July 8, 2021 - (UPDATE) Apartment Fire with Multiple Injuries in the Mid West Area

July 6, 2021 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in The Alief Area

July 6, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Briar Forest Area

July 6, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Briar Forest Area

July 6, 2021 - Strip Mall Fire in The Meadowbrook / Allendale Area

July 6, 2021 - House Fire in The Kashmere Gardens Area

July 3, 2021 - The Houston Fire Department Encourages Fourth of July Fireworks Safety

July 1, 2021 - Fire Chief’s Comment on Firefighters 18% Pay Increase

June 30, 2021 - Fire Chief to Discuss Firefighter Pay Increase

June 28, 2021 - House Fire in The Clear Lake Area

June 28, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

June 28, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

June 28, 2021 - Warehouse Fire in The Magnolia Park Area

June 28, 2021 - House Fire in The Greater Hobby Area

June 28, 2021 - Garage Apartment Fire in The Greater Heights Area

June 23, 2021 - House Fire in The Minnetex Area

June 23, 2021 - House Fire in The Brays Oaks Area

June 23, 2021 - Residential Fire in The South Belt / Ellington Area

June 21, 2021 - House Fire in The Sharpstown Area

June 21, 2021 - House Fire in The Greater Fifth Ward Area

June 21, 2021 - Townhome Fire in The Fairbanks / Northway Crossing Area

June 21, 2021 - House Fire in The Briar Forest Area

June 21, 2021 - Strip Center Fire in The Brays Oaks Area

June 18, 2021 - House Fire in The Spring Branch Central Area

June 18, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area

June 18, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Alief Area

June 17, 2021 - House Fire in The Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

June 17, 2021 - Vacant Restaurant Fire in the Mid West Area

June 17, 2021 - House Fire in The Sharpstown Area

June 17, 2021 - Houston Fire Department Arson Investigator to Be Honored in End of Watch Ride to Remember

June 15, 2021 - House Fire in The South Park Area

June 15, 2021 - Restaurant Fire in The South Belt / Ellington Area

June 15, 2021 - Townhome Fire in The Greater Uptown Area

June 11, 2021 - House Fire in The Trinity / Houston Gardens Area

June 11, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Sharpstown Area

June 11, 2021 - Warehouse Fire in The Northwest Area

June 11, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Gulfton Area

June 11, 2021 - The Houston Fire Department Reminds Citizens of Simple Tips to Keep Safe and Healthy During Hot Weather

June 9, 2021 - House Fire in The IAH / Airport Area

June 9, 2021 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in The Eldridge / West Oaks Area

June 9, 2021 - Office Building Fire in The Park Place Area

June 9, 2021 - Strip Center Fire in The Westchase Area

June 9, 2021 - Shed Fire in The Greater Hobby Area

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June 8, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Mid West Area

June 8, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Clear Lake Area

June 8, 2021 - House Fire in The Acres Home Area

June 8, 2021 - House Fire in The Lake Houston Area

June 8, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Greater OST / South Union Area

June 7, 2021 - House Fire in The South Acres / Crestmont Area

June 7, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Greater Greenspoint Area

June 7, 2021 - Motel Fire in The Independence Heights Area

June 7, 2021 - Post Office Building Fire in The Westbury Area

June 7, 2021 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in The Minnextex Area

June 7, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The South Belt / Ellington Area

June 7, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Northside / Northline Area

June 7, 2021 - Houston Fire in The Central Southwest Area

June 3, 2021 - House Fire in The Central Southwest Area

June 3, 2021 - House Fire in The Afton Oaks / River Oaks Area

June 3, 2021 - Outbuilding Fire in The Greater Hobby Area

June 3, 2021 - Residential Storage Unit Fire in The Braeswood Area

June 3, 2021 - Apartment Fire in the Greater Greenspoint Area

June 3, 2021 - House Fire in the South Acres / Crestmont Park Area

May 28, 2021 - The Houston Fire Department Recommends Safety Tips for Memorial Day Weekend Activities

May 26, 2021 - Strip Center Fire in The Briar Forest Area

May 26, 2021 - Restaurant Patio Fire in The Gulfton Area

May 26, 2021 - House Fire in The Greater OST / South Union Area

May 26, 2021 - Building Fire in The Spring Branch West Area

May 26, 2021 - House Fire in The Minnetex Area

May 25, 2021 - House Fire in the South Acres / Crestmont Park Area

May 25, 2021 - Restaurant Fire in The South Main Area

May 25, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Briar Forest Area

May 25, 2021 -Building Fire in The Medical Center Area

May 24, 2021 - THE HOUSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT (HFD) RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION BY THE COMMISSION ON FIRE ACCREDITATION AND RETAINS ISO CLASS 1 DESIGNATION

May 20, 2021 - House Fire in The South Park Area

May 20, 2021 - Warehouse Fire in The South Belt / Ellington Area

May 20, 2021 - Restaurant Fire in The Greater Uptown Area

May 19, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Spring Branch East Area

May 19, 2021 - Building Fire in The Medical Center Area

May 19, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Westchase Area

May 19, 2021 - House Fire in the Acres Home Area

May 19, 2021 - House Fire in The Greater Eastwood Area

May 19, 2021 - House Fire in The East Little York / Homestead Area

May 19, 2021 - House Fire in South Houston Area

May 19, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Willow Meadows / Willowbend Area

May 15, 2021 -Houston Fire Department Encourages Everyone to Prepare a Hurricane Kit

May 13, 2021 - Mobile Home Fire in The East Little York / Homestead Area

May 13, 2021 - House Fire in The Alief Area

May 13, 2021 - Residential Garage Fire in The Kingwood Area

May 13, 2021 - Detached Residential Garage Fire in The Trinity / Houston Gardens Area

May 13, 2021 -Shed Fire in The Southbelt / Ellington Area

May 12, 2021 - House Fire in The Alief Area

May 12, 2021 - Shed Fire in The Magnolia Park Area

May 12, 2021 - House Fire in The NearNorthside Area

May 12, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Brays Oaks Area

May 10, 2021 - House Fire in The Fort Bend Area

May 10, 2021 - Apartment Fire in the Greater Greenspoint Area

May 10, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Fondren Gardens Area

May 10, 2021 - House Fire in The Gulfgate Riverview / Pine Valley Area

May 5, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Alief Area

May 5, 2021 - Residential Garage Fire in The Westbury Area

May 5, 2021 - Vacant Structure Fire in The Neartown / Montrose Area

May 5, 2021 - The Houston Fire Department Tests Eco-friendly EMS Unit

May 3, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Eldridge / West Oaks Area

May 3, 2021 - Abandoned Building Fire in The Greater Greenspoint Area

May 3, 2021 - House Fire in The Brays Oaks Area

May 3, 2021 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in The Independence Heights Area

May 3, 2021 - House Fire in The South Park Area

April 30, 2021 - Restaurant Fire in The Willow Meadows / Willowbend Area

April 30, 2021 - Detached Residential Garage Fire in The Greater Heights Area

April 30, 2021 - House Fire in The Pecan Park Area

April 30, 2021 - Church Fire in The South Park Area

April 30, 2021 - Condominium Fire in The Greater Heights Area

April 8, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Greater Greenspoint Area

April 8, 2021 - Vehicle and House Fire in The Trinity / Houston Gardens Area

April 8, 2021 - House Fire in The Eastex-Jensen Area

April 8, 2021 - Apartment Dumpster Fire in The Sharpstown Area

April 8, 2021 - Restaurant Fire in The Greater Uptown Area

April 6, 2021 - 2-Alarm House Fire in The Lake Houston Area

April 6, 2021 - Camper Fire in The Golfcrest / Bellfort / Revielle Area

April 2, 2021 - Houston Fire in The Trinity / Houston Gardens Area

April 2, 2021 - Townhome Fire in The Greater Heights Area

April 2, 2021 - House Fire in The Fort Bend Area

March 31, 2021 - Business Fire in The Midtown Area

March 31, 2021 - House/Garage Fire in The Greater Inwood Area

March 31, 2021 - House Fire in The Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

March 31, 2021 - House Fire in The Greater Inwood Area

March 30, 2021 - House Fire in the Briar Forest Area

March 30, 2021 - Restaurant Fire in The Alief Area

March 30, 2021 - House Fire in The East Houston Area

March 30, 2021 - House Fire in The Settegast Area

March 30, 2021 - Storage Building Fire in The Alief Area

March 29, 2021 - First Batch of Vehicles Arrive for The Houston Fire Department’s New Strategic Vehicle Replacement Program

March 29, 2021 - House Fire in The Greater Eastwood Area

March 29, 2021 - Duplex Fire in The University Place Area

March 29, 2021 - Construction Trailer Fire in The El Dorado / Oates Prairie Area

March 29, 2021 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in The Alief Area

March 29, 2021 - Storage Warehouse Fire in The Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

March 29, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Eldridge / West Oaks Area

March 29, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Eldridge / West Oaks Area

March 29, 2021 - Fatal House Fire in The Near Northside Area

March 29, 2021 - Church Fire in The Midtown Area

March 29, 2021 - Apartment Fire in The Northshore Area




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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 via the GovQA portal at: https://www.houstontx.gov/publicinformation/index.html, by email to: hfdemsrec@houstontx.gov, by mail to HFD Records 500 Jefferson, Ste. 1900 Houston, TX 77002 or by Fax 832-394-6883. Please, include your mailing address.

*Media - HFD TPIA request (from media) - please submit an open records request via the GovQA portal at: https://www.houstontx.gov/publicinformation/index.html, by email to: alicia.breaux@houstontx.gov or by mail to HFD Public Information Office,   500 Jefferson, Ste. 1700 Houston, TX 77002 . Please, include your mailing address.

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The Public Information Office is located at 500 Jefferson, Houston, TX 77002.

The Public Information Office Media Hotline is 832-394-6709, or may be reached by email at hfdnewsroom@houstontx.gov