Is there FIRE in you? (see video)

Becoming a first responder is truly a life-changing decision.  The experiences to be gained and the impact to be made is unparalleled in any other profession.  According to the National Fire Protection Association, 69 percent of firefighters in the United States (72% in Texas) are volunteers.  Many people just see firefighting from the aspect of responding to fires on…

It’s time to Blitz again!

The National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) recommends that all smoke alarms be replaced after 10 years. This is even more important with the standard ionization based alarms which are what has generally been installed by most builders. Ionization-type smoke alarms have a small amount of radioactive material between two electrically charged plates, which ionizes the…

Severe Weather Update-Fri 4/29

A weather system passing through Harris County beginning this afternoon has the potential to cause additional flooding in areas already saturated by last week’s storms. Rainfall has the potential to continue through the weekend and produce additional flooding. Current National Weather Service (NWS) forecasts anticipate widespread rainfall of 2-4 inches with isolated areas receiving more. In…

Addicks Reservoir Update (with video)

Thursday update and important details on the Addicks Reservoir’s status. Please “share” this and help us dis-spell inaccurate reports and panic about the Katy area flooding due to planned future water releases. The affected area is northeast of Clay and Highway 6 which is over 5-1/2 miles from the closest edge of our district and…