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News Releases

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

January 31, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Alief Area

January 31, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Greater Greenspoint Area

January 31, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Fifth Ward Area

January 30, 2019 - House Fire in Park Place Area

January 30, 2019 - House Fire in East Houston

January 30, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Mid West Area

January 29, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Hobby Area

January 29, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Lawndale / Wayside Area

January 29, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Mid West Area

January 29, 2019 - House Fire in Kashmere Gardens Area

January 29, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Astrodome Area

January 29, 2019 - House Fire in Alief Area

January 28, 2019 - House Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

January 28, 2019 - House Fire in East Little York / Homestead Area

January 28, 2019 - Residential Structure Fire in East Houston

January 28, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Inwood Area

January 28, 2019 - 2-Alarm House Fire in Neartown - Montrose Area

January 28, 2019 - Greenhouse Structure Fire in Willow Meadows / WIllowbend Area

January 28, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Meadowbrook / Allendale Area

January 28, 2019 - House Fire in Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

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

January 25, 2019 - House Fire in East Houston

January 25, 2019 - House Fire in Memorial Area

January 25, 2019 - House Fire in South Acres / Crestmont Park Area

January 25, 2019 - House Fire in Independence Heights Area

House Fire in East Little York / Homestead Area

January 25, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Brays Oaks Area

January 25, 2019 - House Fire in Acres Home Area

January 25, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Mid West Area

January 25, 2019 - House Fire in Magnolia Park Area

January 24, 2019 - House Fire in East Little York / Homestead Area

January 24, 2019 - Town-home Fire in Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area

January 24, 2019 - Night Club Fire in Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park Area

January 23, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Hobby Area

January 23, 2019 - Duplex Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area

January 23, 2019 - House Fire in Central Southwest Area

January 22, 2019 - House Fire in Central Northwest Area

January 22, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Uptown Area

January 22, 2019 - House Fire in Kashmere Gardens Area

January 22, 2019 - The Houston Fire Department Recognizes Members for Recent Promotions

January 18, 2019 - House Fire in MacGregor Area

January 18, 2019 - Warehouse Fire in Northshore Area

January 18, 2019 - The Houston Fire Department Urges Citizens to use Safety when using Heating Devices

January 17,2019 - Plans to Remove Harmful Exhaust Fumes from Fire Stations Moves Forward

January 17, 2019 - Restaurant Fire in El Dorado / Oates Prairie Area

January 17, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Alief Area

January 17, 2019 - House Fire in Alief Area

January 17, 2019 - House Fire in MacGregor Area

January 16, 2019 - House Fire in Northshore Area

January 16, 2019 - Apartment Fire in the Lawndale / Wayside Area

January 16, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Third Ward Area

January 16, 2019 - Hotel Fire in Downtown Houston

January 16, 2019 - House Fire in Edgebrook Area

January 15, 2019 - HFD Arson Investigators Rule Kilgore Fire as Accidental

January 15, 2019 - Apartment Fire in The Kingwood Area

January 15, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Greater Hobby Area

January 15, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Fifth Ward Area

January 15, 2019 - House Fire in Trinity / Houston Gardens Area

January 15, 2019 - Warehouse Fire in Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

January 15, 2019 - House Fire in Mid West Area

January 14, 2019 - Tragic Apartment Fire in Westbury Area

January 14, 2019 - House Fire in Greater OST / South Union Area

January 14, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Alief Area

January 14, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Brays Oaks Area

January 11, 2019 - House Fire in Independence Heights Area

January 11, 2019 - House Fire in Fort Bend Area

January 11, 2019 - Firefighters to Canvass Apartment Complex of Recent Tragic Fire

January 10, 2019 - House Fire in South Park Area

January 10, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Memorial Area

January 10, 2019 - House Fire in Settegast Area

January 10, 2019 - House Fire in Acres Home Area

January 10, 2019 - House Fire in Greater Hobby Area

January 10, 2018 - Warehouse Fire in Alief Area

January 10, 2018 - Restaurant Fire in Memorial Area

January 10, 2018 - Vacant Church Fire in Eastex - Jensen Area

January 10, 2018 - Apartment Fire in Gulfton Area

January 9, 2019 - House Fire in Northside / Northline Area

January 9, 2019 - House Fire in Golfcrest / Bellfort / Reveille Area

January 9, 2019 - House Fire in Central Northwest Area

January 9, 2019 - Apartment Fire in Westwood Area

January 7, 2018 - Garage Apartment Fire in Greater Heights Area

January 7, 2018 - House Fire in Greater Inwood Area

January 7, 2018 -2- Alarm Apartment Fire in Northshore 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

The Public Information Office

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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.