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Free Immunizations for Children, Blue Cross Blue Shield Care Van
FREE Children's Immunization Program (birth-18 years) sponsored by the Houston Fire Department & the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Care Van Program.
"Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery"
The Houston Fire Department reminds citizens to change the batteries in your smoke detector and carbon monoxide alarms when you reset your clocks as Daylight Saving Time begins...
Space Heaters Need Space
The Houston Fire Department urges citizens to be careful and follow some simple safety tips when using space heaters and other supplemental heating sources.
Careless Cooking is The Number One Cause of Residential Fires
Unattended cooking is the primary cause of kitchen fires.
Over half of these are grease fires. It is always best to prevent a fire than to have to deal with one.
A Working Smoke Detector Can Save Your Life
As part of the continuing effort to raise awareness and save lives, the Houston Fire Department (HFD) has once again partnered with State Farm to remind citizens of the importance of having a working smoke detector in the home.
After The Fire...
A fire can be one of the most tragic events in your life. Often when a fire strikes, the hardest part is knowing where to begin the recovery process of your home.
About the Fire Chief
Terry A. Garrison was confirmed by council, on September, 15, 2010, as the 35th Fire Chief of the City of Houston, having been selected by Mayor Annise Parker.
Garrison began his firefighting career in 1977 with the Phoenix Fire Department...
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