Houston Fire Department News

Metro Chiefs At NFPA’s Urban Fire Forum Adopted Position Papers To Ensure Safe Communities

Metropolitan Fire Chiefs from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom participated in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Urban Fire Forum (UFF) at NFPA headquarters in Quincy, Mass. NFPA President and CEO Jim Pauley welcomed the chiefs and provided an overview of the association’s Fire and Life Safety Ecosystem, reinforcing the critical role urban fire chiefs play in ensuring safe communities. Special guests at the Forum included the President of the Canadian Associ...

Ferrara Fire Apparatus Gets A Contract From Houston Fire Department For Aerial Ladders

Houston Fire Department will get two new aerials as a part of the contract with Ferrara Fire Apparatus Houston Fire Department, America's fourth largest department with 88 engine companies and 92 fire stations. Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., America's premier custom fire apparatus manufacturer, has been awarded a contract by the City of Houston for two (2) HD-107 heavy duty rear mount aerial ladders. Ferrara fire trucks have been in service to the City of Houston since 2005. H...

Pierce Heavy-Duty Aluminum Aerial Ladders Now On Duty At Houston, Texas Fire Department

This Pierce® Arrow XT™ 100-foot aluminum ladder is one of two now on duty in Houston The Pierce® Arrow XT™ represent the first ever Pierce aluminum aerials in the city of Houston. Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has delivered a pair of Pierce® Arrow XT™ 100-foot aluminum aerial ladders to the City of Houston Fire Department in Houston, Tex. The vehicles represent the first ever Pierce aluminum aerials in the city...

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