The names of the fallen HFD firefighters were released late Friday evening. Four firefighters perished after fighting a five-alarm blaze Friday afternoon.
With four Houston firefighters dead after battling a five-alarm blaze Friday afternoon, officials marked Friday as the deadliest day for the Houston Fire Department.
Late Friday afternoon, officials with Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s office confirmed that four firefighters lost their lives battling a five-alarm blaze.
The members area of expertise include rescue, haz-mat, suppression, arson and airport rescue.
According to Houston Fire Department authorities, a young boy likely caused a fire that burned a baby’s room in northeast Houston.
A fire in northwest Houston sent a resident and a firefighter to the hospital early Thursday morning.
An assisted living facility caught fire Thursday, sending several individuals to the hospital and forcing the evacuation of residents from their homes.
During a late Monday night attempt to rescue a woman from a burning, Houston firefighters were hindered because of clutter inside of the home.
Senior Captain Thomas W. Dillion. Senior Captain Dillion was pronounced deceased at West Houston Medical Center Hospital.
Mayor Parker will lead citizens in a patriotic tribute to those who lost their lives that fateful day.