"Putting Your Emergency First"
Press release from North Harris County's newest emergency communications center, North Comm.
Cypress Creek Fire Department Peer Support Program
In a letter addressed to internal Cypress Creek Fire Department staff, District Chief Corthell outlines the newest feature in the Mental Health & Wellness initiative, the Peer Support Program. District Chief Corthell, the Program Director, has worked alongside Program Assistant Director and Safety Officer, Liz Fletcher, in conjunction with Valentina Bilingual Support Services and Shield Bearers Counseling Centers to cultivate this new outlet for counseling and mental health support within the fire department.
Assistant Fire Chief Jason Blackman Appointed to NFPA Committee
Harris County ESD #13, Cypress Creek Fire Department, would like to congratulate Assistant Fire Chief Jason Blackman on his recent appointment to the Committee on Respiratory Protection Equipment, a sub-committee of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
Harris County Fire Marshal Encourages Fireworks Safety
From the Office of the Harris County Fire Marshal: "Fireworks are beautiful but are very dangerous if not used properly. The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office encourages anyone who chooses to use consumer fireworks to practice fireworks safety or find alternative ways to celebrate." (read more)
Houston Chronicle: ESD 13, Cypress Creek Fire Department break ground on fifth station
Leadership in Emergency Services District 13 and Cypress Creek Fire Department promised to bring help to the southern part of their district if taxpayers would approve a one penny sales tax and it was approved overwhelmingly in May of 2019 by 66 percent of the vote...
Community Impact: Cypress Creek Fire Department breaks ground on new station on Fallbrook Drive
The new station will help provide services faster in the area, where development has picked up over the past few years.
Single Use Disposal System - Now Available at CCFD Stations
Cypress Creek Fire Department is now offering SUDS (single use disposal system) take-away envelopes as part of an initiative by University of Houston to help eliminate improper use of prescriptions drugs.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Cypress Creek Fire Department
HOUSTON, TX – Cypress Creek Fire Department met up with representatives from Texas Oncology - Willowbrook on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 to commemorate a fundraising donation of $750.
Harris County Emergency Service District #13 / Cypress Creek Fire Department is awarded a First Responder Mental Health Program Grant
CYPRESS, TX - Harris County Emergency Service District #13 (HCESD#13)/Cypress Creek Fire Department (CCFD) was awarded a First Responder Mental Health Program grant of $244,081 in federal funds by the Office of the Governor, State of Texas, in accordance with the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (VOCA) to provide mental health services to first responders.
Cypress Creek Fire Department Donates Used Equipment to Helping Hands Program
On Wednesday, September 2, 2020, Cypress Creek Fire Department’s Chief Brett Jacobs delivered a gear donation to the Texas A&M Forest Service’s Helping Hands donation center in Lufkin, TX.
Hurricane Preparedness: What CCFD Residents Need to Know
It is that time of year again; the 2020 Hurricane Season began June 1st and will be in effect until November 30, 2020. While most Houstonians know what to expect in the wake of recent storms, there are likely to be changes to standard preparation considering the current pandemic situation. More than ever, we need to prepare wisely as it may take some additional time to gather supplies.
2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season has Begun
Monday, June 1st, 2020 marked the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season, with another named storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico.