Harris County Fire Marshal

Harris County Public Health to Inspect Pool Systems at Hurricane Harbor Splashtown After Chemical Exposure, Park to Remain Closed

Harris County Public Health (HCPH) and the Harris County Fire Marshal (HCFMO) have issued close orders for Hurricane Harbor Splashtown in Spring, after approximately 60 individuals were exposed to high levels of chemicals in the water. In the interest of public health and safety, the County has ordered the park to close until it is deemed safe for reopening to the public. Some individuals requiring emergency medical attention were sent to local hospitals via ambulance […]

Harris County Fire Marshal Encourages Fireworks Safety

Fourth of July is only 10 days away, which also begins the start of fireworks sales. The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office encourages anyone who chooses to use consumer fireworks to practice fireworks safety or attend a professional public display. “Celebrating the Fourth of July with fireworks is a time-honored tradition,” said Harris County Fire Marshal Laurie L. Christensen. “A professional public fireworks display is a great way to celebrate and enjoy fireworks with your family and friends; it […]

Harris County Fire Marshal Encourages Holiday Decorating and Christmas Tree Fire Safety

The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office wants everyone to practice fire safety when decorating this holiday season. Candles, holiday decorations, and Christmas trees are not only beautiful, fun, and part of the holiday season, but they also increase your fire risk. “As you and your family prepare for this joyous time of year, we ask that you also think about fire safety,” said Harris County Fire Marshal Laurie L. Christensen. “By following a few fire […]