Monthly Archives: May 2014

HFD Pictorial History upcoming book

In 2012, F. Scott Mellott, retired firefighter, and Story Jones Sloane, III, published The Pictorial History of the Houston Fire Department, 1895-1980.  Scott recently announced that pre-sales for a second volume are being taken here.  This volume will cover 1980-2014 … Continue reading

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Firestation #2 Mascots

We’ve learned of a couple of the Firestation Mascots, dogs who were part of the team, who seem to be still on the site, in spirit. According to Betty Kanka of Horseshoe Bay, TX, who lived near the Firestation and … Continue reading

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progress on the second floor of the fire station

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