City of
HALTOM CITY

5024 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117
817-222-7700

Central Fire Station

5525 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117

Contact Information

Emergency 911
Information 817 759-8660
Fax 817 759-8656

Fire/Rescue Department - News & Events

Haltom City Fire/Rescue Department's news and events are listed here.


CERT Classes Start Sept 9

Class is now full, check back in Aug 2020
Mondays & Thursdays, Sept 9 - Oct 3, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Central Fire Station (Station 1) - 5525 Broadway Ave. | Haltom City, TX 76117
Information: 817-759-8663
apply online:
https://www.haltomcitytx.com/apply-cert
Haltom City Fire/Rescue Department

CERT volunteers are a vital component of the Haltom City Fire Department. Skills learned in CERT classes include basic preparedness/Know What To Do, light search and rescue, fire safety, basic first aid, GPS training, damage assessment training and more. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and are subject to a background check. The class is limited to 20 participants.

Contact Fire Marshal Damian Vogle at 817-759-8663 with any questions.

haltom city texas cert program


FIre Marshal - Fireworks Notice

Central Fire Station (Station 1) - 5525 Broadway Ave. | Haltom City, TX 76117
Information: 817-759-8663

haltom city texas fire rescue department logo 750The Haltom City Fire Marshal would like to remind everyone that possession of opened packages and use of fireworks, including sparklers, is illegal within the City of Haltom City. Each year in the United States hundreds of people are injured, and thousands of fires are caused by the use of fireworks.

This year, the Haltom City Fire Marshal and the Haltom City Police Department will be patrolling the city on July 4th, looking for illegal fireworks. Any illegal fireworks found are subject to confiscation, and a citation may be written to the person in possession of the fireworks. Fireworks are prohibited under City Ordinance #99-006-05 and the International Fire Code Article 56.

Everyone is reminded of the NE Tarrant County Family 4th fireworks show on the evening of July 4th.

If you have any questions regarding fireworks, contact Fire Marshal Damian Vogle at 817-759-8663 or by email.

HCFD - 6/16/19 Storm Damage

haltom city texas fire rescue department logo 750Oncor Electric is still in the process of clearing downed powerlines throughout the city. Several streets remain closed due to these downed power lines. Always assume a power line is active. Do not touch it.

We are surveying the city to determined where houses have been damaged by falling trees and wind. If you have a downed tree on your property or, specifically, on your house, the homeowner/property owner is responsible for the removal of the trees. Often, homeowners insurance will cover storm damage such as what we saw last night. For homeowners, especially those with trees on their structures, call your insurance company to check on coverage, then contact a tree service. We will be posting names of tree service companies that the city commonly uses. The city is exploring other options for home/property owners who cannot pay for tree services. Hopefully, we will be able to let you know more information today.

If you have a large trees on your home or that are threatening to fall on your home, DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CUT THE TREES DOWN UNLESS YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE IN CUTTING TREES. Please reach out for assistance.

If you have large trees on your home or that are threatening to fall on your home, do not attempt to cut the trees down unless you have experience in cutting trees. Please reach out for assistance.

HCFD - Gas Leak

4:00 p.m.
Haltom Rd. & Vicki St.

At approximately 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 the Haltom City Fire Department was dispatched to the intersection of Haltom Rd. and Vicki St. for a reported gas leak. When the fire department arrived it was discovered that a 1 inch gas main was struck by a contractor, causing the leak. Atmos Energy was notified and the fire department began monitoring the situation. A strong south wind is aiding in dispersing the gas.

haltom city texas fire rescue department logo 750At 8:15 p.m., Atmos Energy stated they should have the leak stopped by 8:45 p.m. and repairs completed by 10:15 p.m. While the repairs were being made, three homes near the scene will be without gas service.

Both the HCFD and Atmos Energy are monitoring gas levels in the vicinity of the leak.

Haltom City Awarded Class 1 ISO Rating

the insurance industry uses ISO ratings to calculate insurance rates

The City of Haltom City recently was awarded a Public Protection Class 1 rating by the Insurance Services Office (ISO). On February 25, 2019, the Haltom City Fire/Rescue Department officially announced the award at the city council meeting.

A protection class rating of 1 is the top rating a city can received. ISO ratings are used by the insurance industry to calculate insurance rates for communities. The ratings range from 10 (no protection) to 1 (highest protection). The awarding of a Class 1 rating for the city is the result of twenty years of work and cooperation between the City Council, Fire Department, Police Department, and Public Works. In 2018 the Haltom City was evaluated by the ISO, who examined four areas to determine the classification.

According to the ISO's Fire Suppression Rating Schedule (FSRS), the four main criteria to a fire rating score are:

  • 50% - quality of your local fire department...including staffing levels, training and proximity of the firehouse.
  • 40% - availability of water supply, including the prevalence of fire hydrants and how much water is available for putting out fires.
  • 10% - quality of the area's emergency communications systems (911).
  • Bonus of 5.5% comes from community outreach, including fire prevention and safety courses.

At the end of the evaluation the scores in the four areas are added up, with communities earning scores of greater than 90% receiving a Class 1 classification. The awarding the Class 1 rating to Haltom City is a great source of pride and the results of hard, conscientious work on the part of city staff and elected officials. Fewer that 1% of cities in America receive a Class 1 rating.

The presentation to the City Council is below.

haltom city public protection 1 iso rating web february 2019 city council 1 3 haltom city public protection 1 iso rating web february 2019 city council 1 3

Fire/Rescue DepartmentNews & Events

haltom city texas cert program

CERT Classes Start Sept 9

CERT volunteers are a vital component of the Haltom City Fire Department. Skills learned in CERT…
haltom city texas fire rescue department logo 750

FIre Marshal - Fireworks Notice

The Haltom City Fire Marshal would like to remind everyone that possession of opened packages and…
haltom city texas fire rescue department logo 750

HCFD - 6/16/19 Storm Damage

Oncor Electric is still in the process of clearing downed powerlines throughout the city. Several…
haltom city texas fire rescue department logo 750

HCFD - Gas Leak

At approximately 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 the Haltom City Fire Department was dispatched…