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News Releases

May 24, 2019 - House Fire in Lake Houston Area

May 24, 2019 - House Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

May 24, 2019 - House Fire in South Park Area

May 24, 2019 - The Houston Fire Department Recommends Safety Tips for Memorial Day Weekend Activities

May 23, 2019 - Fire Chief Sam Pena Announces Five New Ambulances Heading to Houston Fire Stations

May 23, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Neartown-Montrose Area

May 23, 2019 - House Fire in the Settegast Area

May 23, 2019 - House Fire in The Alief Area

May 21, 2019 - House Fire in MacGregor Area

May 21, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Greater Hobby Area

May 21, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Downtown Area

May 21, 2019 - Elementary School Fire in Eldridge / West Oaks Area

May 21, 2019 - 4-Alarm Apartment Fire in Mid West Area

May 16, 2019 - Houston Fire Cadets Swearing In Ceremony

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in The Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in the Fondren Gardens Area

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in The Alief Area

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in The Sunnyside Area

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in The Greater Fifth Ward Area

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in The Central Northwest Area

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in The Sunnyside Area

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in East Little York / Homestead Area

May 16, 2019 - Building Fire in Spring Branch West Area

May 16, 2019 - Apartment Fire in South Main Area

May 16, 2019 - Townhome Fire in The Braeswood Area

May 16, 2019 - House Fire in Brays Oaks Area

May 6, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Fifth Ward Area

May 6, 2019 - 3-Alarm Townhome Fire in Neartown-Montrose Area

May 6, 2019 - Bakery Fire in Midtown Area

May 6, 2019 - Apartment / Garage Fire in Near Northside Area

May 6, 2019 - House Fire in South Acres / Crestmont Park Area

May 2, 2019 - Townhome Fire in Neartown-Montrose Area

May 2, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Westwood Area

May 2, 2019 - IAH Airport Terminal Food Court Fire

May 2, 2019 - House Fire in Independence Heights Area

May 2, 2019 - Residential Fire in Fairbanks / Northwest Crossing Area

May 2, 2019 - Grocery Store Fire in Neartown - Montrose Area

April 30, 2019 - Chief Sam Peña's Statement on Firefighter Layoff Notices

April 26, 2019 - House Fire in The Magnolia Park Area

April 26, 2019 - House Fire in The Kingwood Area

April 26, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Mid West Area

April 23, 2019 - House Fire in East Houston Area

April 23, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area

April 23, 2019 - Church Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area

April 23, 2019 - Duplex Fire in Kashmere Gardens Area

April 23, 2019 - Warehouse Fire in Second Ward Area

April 23, 2019 - (Updated Time) HFD New Ballistic Vests Training

April 23, 2019 - HFD New Ballistic Vests Training

April 19, 2019 - HFD to Join Houston Astros’ George Springer and the Hartford for Fire Safety Day in Houston

April 18, 2019 - House Fire in The Greater Fifth Ward Area

April 18, 2019 - House Fire in MacGregor Area

April 18, 2019 - House Fire in Near Northside Area

April 17, 2019 - Residental Fire in Near Northside Area

April 17, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Meyerland Area

April 17, 2019 - Garage Fire in Near Northside Area

April 17, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Brays Oaks Area

April 16, 2019 -House Fire in Greater Fifth Ward Area

April 16, 2019 -Apartment Fire in Alief Area

April 16, 2019 -House Fire in Denver Harbor / Port Houston Area

April 16, 2019 -House Fire in Northside / Northline Area

April 16, 2019 -House Fire in The Westbury Area

April 16, 2019 -Restaurant Fire in Sharpstown Area

April 15, 2019 -Business Fire in Greater Heights Area

April 15, 2019 -House Fire in Hidden Valley Area

April 15, 2019 -Mechanic Shop Fire in East Houston Area

April 15, 2019 -House Fire in Acres Homes Area

April 15, 2019 - Fast Food Restaurant Fire in Briar Forest Area

April 15, 2019 - House Fire in The Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

April 11, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Spring Branch Central Area

April 11, 2019 -Apartment Fire in Minnetex Area

April 11, 2019 -Parking Garage Fire in Greenway / Upper Kirby Area

April 11, 2019 -House Fire in Neartown - Montrose

April 9, 2019 - HFD to Participate in MDA Fill The Boot Campaign

April 9, 2019 - House Fire in Denver Harbor / Port Houston Area

April 9, 2019 - House Fire in Sunnyside Area

April 9, 2019 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in Braeburn Area

April 9, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Greater Fifth Ward

April 9, 2019 - Apartment/Auto Shop Fire in The Second Ward Area

April 9, 2019 - House Fire in The Kingwood Area

April 9, 2019 - Warehouse Fire in Near Northside Area

April 9, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area

April 9, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Northshore Area

April 9, 2019 - House Fire in Acres Home

April 4, 2019 - Fire chief's statement on 60-day notices of layoffs

March 29, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Memorial Area

March 29, 2019 - Trailer Home Fire in Northside / Northline Area

March 28, 2019 - House Fire in South Park Area

March 28, 2019 - Apartment Fire in South Belt / Ellington Area

March 28, 2019 - Commercial Building Fire in Sunnyside Area

March 27, 2019 - Houston Firefighters to Participate in MDA's Fill the Boot

March 27, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Mid West Area

March 27, 2019 - House Fire in Park Place Area

March 27, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

March 27, 2019 - Houston Fire Department Open House Safety Campaign

March 26, 2019 - House Fire in Memorial Area

March 26, 2019 - House Fire in Northside / Northline Area

March 26, 2019 - House Fire in Fort Bend Area

March 26, 2019 - House Fire in Neartown-Montrose Area

March 25, 2019 - Automotive Repair Shop Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

March 25, 2019 - House Fire in Lake Houston Area

March 25, 2019 - House Fire in Trinity / Houston Gardens Area

March 25, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Westchase Area

March 22, 2019 - House Fire in South Park Area

March 20, 2019 - Apartment Fire in South Main Area

March 20, 2019 - House Fire in Lake Houston Area

March 19, 2019 - Shed Fire in Harrisburg / Manchester Area

March 19, 2019 - Hotel / Motel Fire in Memorial Area

March 19, 2019 - House Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

March 18, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Alief Area

March 18, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Sharpstown Area

March 18, 2019 - Restaurant Fire in Downtown Houston

March 18, 2019 - House in Greater Third Ward

March 18, 2019 - House Fire in Spring Branch North Area

March 15, 2019 - House Fire in The Eldridge / West Oaks Area

March 15, 2019 - House Fire in Central Southwest Area

March 14, 2019 - Motel/Hotel Fire in Sharpstown Area

March 13, 2019 - Building Fire in the Willow Meadows / Willowbend Area

March 13, 2019 - House Fire in Eastex – Jensen Area

March 13, 2019 - Office Building Fire in Meadowbrook / Allendale Area

March 13, 2019 - House Fire in Sunnyside Area

March 11, 2019 - Reckless Arson Arrest

March 11, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Northshore Area

March 11, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Greater Uptown Area

March 11, 2019 - Parking Structure Fire in Greater Third Ward

March 11, 2019 - Fast Food Restaurant Fire in Near Northside Area

March 8, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Brays Oaks Area

March 8, 2019 - House Fire in The Central Northwest Area

March 8, 2019 - Duplex Fire in Independents Heights Area

March 8, 2019 - Bus Terminal Fire in Mid-Town

March 8, 2019 - Restaurant Fire in Clear Lake Area

March 8, 2019 - House Fire in The Greater Third Ward

March 8, 2019 - House Fire in the Alief Area

March 8, 2019 - Building Fire in Mid West Area

March 8, 2019 - 3-Alarm Storage Facility Fire in Eldridge / West Oaks Area

March 7, 2019 - House Fire in the Brays Oaks Area

March 7, 2019 - House Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area

March 7, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area

March 7, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Central Southwest Area

March 7, 2019 - House Fire in Sharpstown Area

March 7, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Greater Uptown Area

March 6, 2019 - Apartment Fire in the Alief Area

March 6, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Gulfton Area

March 6, 2019 - House Fire in the Kashmere Gardens Area

March 6, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Heights Area

March 6, 2019 - House Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area

March 6, 2019 - House Fire in the El Dorado / Oates Prairie Area

March 6, 2019 - Apartment Carport / Storage Area Fire in Alief Area

March 1, 2019 - Media Availability with Fire Chief Sam Pena to Discuss Fire Response Deployment Model

February 27, 2019 - Annual Houston Firefighters' Memorial Ceremony, This Saturday

February 27, 2019 - Strip Center Fire in Carverdale Area

February 27, 2019 - House Fire in Kingwood Area

February 27, 2019 - House Fire in The Second Ward Area

February 26, 2019 - Building Fire in Sharpstown Area

February 26, 2019 - House Fire in Near Northside Area

February 26, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Inwood Area

February 25, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Third Ward Area

February 25, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Greater Inwood Area

February 25, 2019 - House Fire in Trinity / Houston Gardens Area

February 25, 2019 - House Fire in The South Park Area

February 25, 2019 - House Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

February 21, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Gulfton Area

February 21, 2019 - Restaurant Fire in Memorial Area

February 19, 2019 - House Fire in the Greater Fifth Ward Area

February 19, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Greenspoint Area

February 19, 2019 - Strip Center Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

February 19, 2019 - House Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area

February 19, 2019 - Building Collapse in Northside / Northline Area

February 18, 2019 - House Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

February 18, 2019 - House Fire in the Denver Harbor / Port Houston Area

February 18, 2019 - House Fire in South Park Area

February 18, 2019 - 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in Westbury Area

February 18, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Alief Area

February 18, 2019 - 3-Alarm Apartment Fire in Mid-West Area

February 11, 2019 - Restaurant Fire in Greater Uptown Area

February 11, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Brays Oaks Area

February 11, 2019 - House Fire in Brays Oaks Area

February 7, 2019 - House Fire in the Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

February 7, 2019 - Mobile Home Fire in Alief Area

February 7, 2019 - House Fire in Magnolia Park Area

February 7, 2019 - Funds Approved for Additional Flood Response Equipment

February 5, 2019 - Bar Fire in Sunnyside Area

February 5, 2019 - House Fire in Acres Home Area

February 5, 2019 - House Fire in Near Northside Area

February 4, 2019 - House Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

February 4, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Spring Branch North Area

February 4, 2019 - Restaurant Fire in Midtown Area

February 1, 2019 - Shed Fire in Carverdale Area

February 1, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Eldridge / West Oaks Area

February 1, 2019 - House Fire in Sharpstown Area




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

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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.