HFD Station 6

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Mechanic #6 company was organized in 1873 and was located at the juncture of Washington and Preston Streets which is now just east of the central post office.
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The fire station actually sat on what is known as Bagby Street today. Mechanic #6 was made up of men who were just that-mechanics. They were known for two things: they loved to fight fire but they also loved to have fistfights, especially with the men from Stonewall #3. This competition produced a tradition of skullduggery which lasts right on into the millennium of today. Mechanic #6 was located

The fire station actually sat on what is known as Bagby Street today. Mechanic #6 was made up of men who were just that-mechanics. They were known for two things: they loved to fight fire but they also loved to have fistfights, especially with the men from Stonewall #3. This competition produced a tradition of skullduggery which lasts right on into the millennium of today. Mechanic #6 was located

Operating as usual

Thank you Gardner Denver for adopting Station 6 and providing us with much needed station furnishings!
05/07/2018

Thank you Gardner Denver for adopting Station 6 and providing us with much needed station furnishings!

08/30/2017

I started this page years back. I have since promoted to Captain and I am now at a new station, however; I am still one of the administrqtors for this page. I'm constantly receiving messages on what people can do to help. First, if it is not safe for you to get out, PLEASE stay home because we do not need any more people to rescue. Our guys have worked long hours (some 3 days straight) with no releif crews.The city has made attempts to provide food, but their first priority is the victim's right now. If you feel compelled to bring food to first responders and Volunteers that are assisting in the rescue efforts, then do so. Listed below are a few of our command posts with multiple agencies that are staged from across the state and country. Once again please do not risk your safety!!! God Bless Texas!!
Kingwood station 102
Memorial city mall
4400 bissonet
9111 Eastex
7720 airport
13755 main
12300 north frwy
15010 Hempstead
Or your local fire station..
Thank you,
Captain Mark Rives

HFD Station 6
04/02/2017

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03/08/2017

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01/16/2015

TBT..little house fire off lubbck in 2008

10/17/2014

Station 6 has had many calls about our little dog Miley for her safety and a promise to the previous owner, we have decided to use Southern Comfort Animal Rescue in Santa Fe Texas to be certain Miley gets a great home. Please go to their web site and fill out the adaption paperwork!
Once again Houston you where there for your Fire Department!
Thank You

10/11/2014

On behalf of station 6,a big THANK YOU to everyone!! We have been contacted by a pet adoption agency. We feel this will be the best course of action for Miley as they will be better suited at matching her up with the perfect family!

Help needs a home! The Houston Fire Department Station 6 responded to a call last night on 1-10 near Heights Blvd. Upon ...
10/11/2014

Help needs a home! The Houston Fire Department Station 6 responded to a call last night on 1-10 near Heights Blvd. Upon arrival they found an elderly gentleman whose pacemaker was shorting out and the gentleman was having some serious health issues. However the man was worried more about his little dog than himself. Engine 6-A assured the man that HFD would take care of him and his dog and not to worry we were here to help! Today unfortunately the gentleman called advising me his health was not good and his only family was a brother in Dallas and is unable to locate him. He asked me to find a shelter that would take care of his dog. I assure the gentleman his dog would not go to a shelter and the members assigned to station 6 will find his dog a good home and will let him know the outcome. HFD does not allow pets in its Fire Stations we really need a good home for this little K-9 If you know of someone who can give him a good home please call Station 6 713.864.8990 It is a small female (Terrier - Chihuahua mix) who is house trained appears in good health up to date on rabies-she is very sweet!

09/08/2014
Vince DelMonte

HFD new performance standard? ???

Are these not the most incredible firefighters you've ever seen?

HFD Station 6's cover photo
07/26/2014

HFD Station 6's cover photo

07/10/2014

RIP brother Groover...
Although you are gone,you will NEVER be Forgotten!!

07/06/2014

D8,6 E508,6,8,7 T6,L7

06/16/2014

The members of Fire Station 6 are paying off the balance of Captain Mark Braswell’s pool that was about 80 percent completed prior to his sudden death. If you would like to help the Braswell family contact any Senior Captain at Station 6! 713-864-8990
Fritz A-shift
Flannelly- B shift
Mobley-C shift
Oliver- D shift

From all of us at Station 6 THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!

HFD Station 6's cover photo
06/16/2014

HFD Station 6's cover photo

HFD Station 6's cover photo
05/26/2014

HFD Station 6's cover photo

Never forget to remember and honor!
05/26/2014

Never forget to remember and honor!

Wonderful toast for Captain Braswell at Chief Tom Slagle and ICT Lisa Slagle's retirement party...all will be missed!
05/25/2014

Wonderful toast for Captain Braswell at Chief Tom Slagle and ICT Lisa Slagle's retirement party...all will be missed!

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05/21/2014

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Support for a local Firefighter's family! RUN4MARK!! May 24th, Waller, TX

"Mark Braswell dedicated his life to helping others and his community. He served 7 years of reserve service in the U.S. Navy, 23 years of service in Cy- Fair Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as Asst. Chief and 21 simultaneous years in the Houston Fire Department, where he served as Captain."

Mark and his wife Michelle were triathletes and avid runners and cyclists. Mark left behind a 9 year old daughter and 13 year old son.

Use the code: RUN4MARK and you will get $50 off a special RUN4MARK race entry (Currently $75). $10 from each RUN4MARK will be donated to a special fund set up for his family.

HFD Station 6's cover photo
05/18/2014

HFD Station 6's cover photo

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05/17/2014

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HFD Station 6's cover photo
05/17/2014

HFD Station 6's cover photo

05/17/2014

The firefighting family at 6's lost a good one today. Particularly the C shift...we will miss you Captain Mark Braswell. Though you are gone you will never be forgotten!!

04/22/2014

Sad news out of Damon FD this AM...RIP Brother

A little rookie training...
04/09/2014

A little rookie training...

Just a little training in this awesome weather!
03/30/2014

Just a little training in this awesome weather!

Some good pics from yesterday's hell on earth fire
03/27/2014

Some good pics from yesterday's hell on earth fire

03/27/2014

Prayers be with our brothers from up north!!

HFD Station 6's cover photo
03/27/2014

HFD Station 6's cover photo

02/11/2014

Prayers for Dallas FD and family.

01/27/2014

Please keep our brothers in Toledo Ohio in your prayers

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Dear Firefighter, I would like to invite you to the 14th World Firefighters Games which are to be held in Aalborg Denmark August 22 to August 29, 2020. The World Firefighters Games is the largest event held for firefighters with fantastic competition in a great atmosphere. To enable you to attend you must be one of the following. 1 Full time Professional Firefighter 2 Retained Firefighter 3 Volunteer Firefighter (for Any Company or Department) 4 Industrial Firefighter 5 Defence Force Firefighter 6 Fire Support Staff 7 Retired from any of the above 8 Spouses of any of the above 9 Children of any of the above over 18 years The games bring together, Firefighters (and their families) from all around the world to compete in over 50 events over eight days. For more information please visit the official games website https://www.wfg2020.dk/ or contact us by email [email protected] . We look forward to seeing you in Aalborg next year. Kind Regards John Hartley Executive Director World Firefighters Games
All Firefighters, I would like to invite to the 14th World Firefighters Games which are to be held in Aalborg Denmark August 22 to August 29, 2020. The World Firefighters Games is the largest event held for firefighters with fantastic competition in a great atmosphere. To enable you to attend you must be one of the following. 1 Full time Professional Firefighter 2 Retained Firefighter 3 Volunteer Firefighter (for Any Company or Department) 4 Industrial Firefighter 5 Defence Force Firefighter 6 Fire Support Staff 7 Retired from any of the above 8 Spouses of any of the above 9 Children of any of the above over 18 years The games bring together, Firefighters (and their families) from all around the world to compete in over 50 events over eight days. For more information please visit the official games website https://www.wfg2020.dk/ or contact us by email [email protected] . We look forward to seeing you in Aalborg next year. Kind Regards John Hartley Executive Director World Firefighters Games
On Sunday, my daughter became ill and blacked out near Station 6, so I pulled into the station. The crew was excellent and responded quickly. Everyone was so kind and gave me great advice. Thank you to everyone at Fire Station 6!
It's that time again! Showing appreciation for all our hard working men and women! Free food, fun and game play at Houston Galleria Dave and Buster's July 16th! https://www.facebook.com/events/390051718261564/?active_tab=about
Hey guys! We're trying to get participants for our first annual Chili Cookoff that is benefiting Houston's finest and we would love for our first responders to join in the event! Please see the attached flyer and sign up! Thank you for all you do!
Preparing hot baked chicken, Mediterranean couscous and steamed broccoli are you guys in need of a hot meal?
Free meal for first responders at B&B Steakhouse.