Outdoor Burning

Outdoor burning, in general, is illegal in the Houston-Galveston Region because it contributes to air pollution. There are some exceptions in which burning is necessary. In those cases, the Outdoor Burning Rule has been ...

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Knox Box

Knox-boxes are specially made devices to assist fire departments with access to gated subdivisions, apartments, communities, commercial properties, and residences. Knox-boxes are attached to easily accessible areas and ...

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After a Fire

Recovering from a fire can be a physically and mentally draining process. When fire strikes, lives are suddenly turned around. Often the hardest part is knowing where to begin and who to contact.

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Fire Safety

In 2013, 334 children died in home fires. Eighty-seven percent of all fire related deaths are due to home fires, which spread rapidly and can leave families as little as two minutes to escape once an alarm sounds...

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Requests

To request a copy of a report or to request us for an event, please submit the requested information here.

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Emergency Preparedness

There are actions that should be taken before, during, and after an event that are unique to each hazard. Identify the hazards that have happened or could happen in your area and plan for the unique actions for each. Local emergency...

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