Mayor's Office Press Release

Mayor Turner Places High Priority on Resources for the Houston Fire Department

August 14, 2019 -- Mayor Sylvester Turner today restated his commitment to providing the Houston Fire Department with resources including new vehicles.

"When I came into office, we were facing an aging fleet. Since 2016, we have been on an aggressive schedule to replace HFD vehicles," Mayor Turner said.

Below is the breakdown of purchases to date, representing more than 1/3 of the Houston Fire Department fleet: 

 

Fire Trucks

 

 

Year

Description

Qty

Dollar Amount 

FY16

 

 

 

 

Total Fire trucks and Amount For FY16

11

$6,955,170.00

 

 

 

 

FY17

 

 

 

 

Total Fire trucks and Amount For FY17

7

$4,842,826.00

 

 

 

 

FY18

 

 

 

 

Total V and Amount For FY18

7

$4,267,150.00

FY19

 

 

 

 

Total Trucks FY19

15

$9,513,117.00

 

 

 

 

 

Total Number of Fire trucks ( Pumpers and Ladders) and Dollar amount for  FY16-FY19

40

$25,578,263.00

 

Ambulances

 

 

Year

Description

Qty

Dollar Amount

FY17

 

 

 

 

Total Ambulances FY18

22

$642,180.00

 

 

 

 

FY18

 

 

 

 

Total Ambulances FY18

9

$1,359,820.00

 

 

 

 

FY19

 

 

 

 

Total Ambulances FY19

15

$2,613,400.00

 

 

 

 

 

Total Number of Ambulances and Dollar  Amount for FY16-19

46

$4,615,400.00

 

Other Vehicles Procured for the Houston Fire Department

 

 

Year

Description

Qty

 

FY17

 

 

 

 

Total Number of  Others Vehicles and Amount for FY17

1

$65,000.00

FY18

 

 

 

 

Total Number of Other Vehicles and Amount for FY18

24

$1,893,767.21

FY19

 

 

 

 

Total Number of Other Vehicles FY19

24

$774,067.00

 

 

 

 

 

Total Number of Other Vehicles  FY 16-19

49

$2,732,834.21

 

 

 

 

 

Total Purchase FY16-FY19

135

$32,926,497.21