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To save lives, protect property, and serve our community with courage, commitment and compassion.
Serving the Houston Community with Courage, Commitment and Compassion
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Think. Don't Sink.
According to national statistics, almost half of all flash flood fatalities occur in vehicles. Contrary to popular belief, many people don't realize two feet of water on a bridge or highway can float most vehicles.
Texting Distracts – Watch the Road!
In an effort to encourage citizens to stay focused on the road, the Houston Fire Department reminds citizens that “Texting Distracts – Watch the Road!”.
HFD Encourages Safety While Enjoying Warmer Weather
Before conducting outdoors activities and feeling thirsty, drink plenty of water and electrolyte-replacement beverages.
Free Immunizations for Children
FREE Children's Immunization Program (birth-18 years) sponsored by the Houston Fire Department & the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Care Van Program.
Install Smoke Detectors in Your Home Today!
“A $5 Smoke Detector Saved Our Lives! Install Smoke Detectors in Your Home Today!”
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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600 Jefferson, 7th Floor
Houston, Texas 77002
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