CITY OF HALTOM CITY  5024 Broadway Ave. Haltom City, Texas 76117  817-222-7700

Closure Notice - City Hall & Public Works

COVID-19

Due to the large number of positive COVID-19 cases in Tarrant County, recent outbreaks in certain city facilities and out of concern for the safety of our citizens and employees, City administration decided to close City Hall and the Public Works facility to the public effective Monday, December 21, 2020.

Although these buildings are closed to walk-in traffic, all city services are still being delivered.

For a full list of operational changes affected by COVID-19 see:

Fire/Rescue Department

Space Heater Safety Tips

A space heater can be a cost-effective way to stay warm, but it can also be a fire hazard. In the last few years, several fatal fires in Texas were started by faulty space heaters. Here are tips for keeping your family safe.

  • Inspect immediately
    Always inspect a heater before you use it. Make sure there are no cracked or broken plugs or loose connections. Replace broken parts or the heater itself before use or get a new one.
  • Not too close
    Most home heating deaths happened because a space heater was too close to furniture, clothing, mattresses, or bedding. Make sure your heater is at least three feet from anything that can burn.
  • Outlets only
    Always plug space heaters directly into a wall outlet. Don’t use extension cords or power strips. And don’t run the cord under a rug or carpet.
  • Kids and pets
    Children and pets can knock over a space heater or get too close and burn themselves. Don’t put space heaters in hallways or other places kids or pets might pass by. And don’t let kids move a heater or adjust the controls.
  • No liquids nearby
    Never use or store flammable liquids in the same room as a space heater. And because they’re electric, don’t get near a heater when you’re wet.
  • Turn it off
    Always turn off your space heaters before you leave the room or go to bed. Look for models that shut off automatically when tipped over.

Space Heater Safety Tips
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5024 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, Texas 76117
817-222-7700