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Vision Statement ~ HFD will be recognized as a premier public service organization, respected and admired by our peers and the community as the most diverse, innovative, and efficient public safety provider in the world.

Mission Statement ~ To save lives, protect property, and serve our community with courage, commitment and compassion.

Motto ~ Serving the Houston Community with Courage, Commitment and Compassion

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child playing in poolFireworks

The use of fireworks are not only illegal in the City and parts of the County but they are also are very dangerous. Read More >>>


Hurricanes and Storms, Are You Ready?

This is the time of year when we start to experience our heaviest rains and flash flooding. Are you prepared? Read More >>>


Pool Safety

Pools are a great way to stay cool during the warmer months, but they can also pose a danger for young children. Read More >>>


Texting Distracts. Watch The Road!

Drivers who text and drive are six times more likely to get into an accident than drivers who refrain from texting while driving.  Read More >>>


Free Immunizations for Children

FREE Children's Immunization Program (birth-18 years) sponsored by the HFD & the Caring for Children Foundation Care Van Program.  Read More>>>

A Working Smoke Detector Can Save Your Life

As part of the continuing effort to raise awareness and save lives, the HFD reminds citizens of the importance of having a working smoke detector.   Read More >>>


stove top cooking graphicCooking Fires Are The # 1 Cause Of Home Fires

It is always best to prevent a fire than to have to deal with one. Remember to use a moderate cooking temperature, don't overfill the container, and if you must leave the kitchen, turn the burner off . Read More >>>

Puppet Shows

HFD offers children, K-2 grade, fun, entertaining and educational puppet shows that teach them important fire safety messages using children's songs and interactive performances. Made by possible a StateFarm grant. Read More >>>