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Tours and Presentations

Units should be scheduled after 10 a.m., while EMS units are not available for public events. Please, schedule Sheldon Community Fire & Rescue’s participation in your parade event at least four (4) weeks in advance by filling out the Fire Department Event Request Form. Please note that there is no guarantee that we will be able to accommodate your request, but if there is a problem, we will contact you.

Fire trucks can come to your school, although they will remain in service, and may be scheduled after 10 a.m. EMS units are not available for public events. Please schedule the visit with Sheldon Community Fire & Rescue at least four (4) weeks in advance by filling out the Fire Department Event Request Form. Please note that there is no guarantee that we will be able to accommodate your request, but if there is a problem, we will contact you.

Station tours should be scheduled after 10 a.m. and the number of persons attending should be limited to smaller groups of less than 10. Please schedule the visit with Sheldon Community Fire & Rescue at least four (4) weeks in advance by filling out the Fire Department Event Request Form. Please note that there is no guarantee that we will be able to accommodate your request, but if there is a problem, we will contact you.

Speakers’ schedules are limited and must be requested at least four (4) weeks in advance. Speakers are available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Spanish-speaking engagements are also available so make sure to request that when you complete the Fire Department Event Request Form. Please note that there is no guarantee that we will be able to accommodate your request, but if there is a problem, we will contact you.

Speakers’ schedules are limited and must be requested at least four (4) weeks in advance. Speakers are available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Spanish-speaking engagements are also available so make sure to request that when you complete the Fire Department Event Request Form. Please note that there is no guarantee that we will be able to accommodate your request, but if there is a problem, we will contact you.

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Documents

Applications should be submitted online, or come to the department in person at 8407 C.E. King Pkwy., Houston, TX, 77044.

Useful Links

National Fire Safety Council (NFSC)– The NFSC is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt not-for-profit organization, is the largest distributor of comprehensive fire & burn prevention and life safety materials in the United States.

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Home Safety Council– The Home Safety Council is dedicated to helping you protect you and yours. You can learn from the experts how to keep your children safe, help seniors avoid catastrophic falls, and protect your property against everything from fires to intruders.

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Texas State Fire Marshal’s Office– The Texas State Fire Marshal’s Office will reduce the loss of life and property through prevention, education, and protection.

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United States Fire Administration– The mission of the U.S. Fire Administration is to provide national leadership to foster a solid foundation for our fire and emergency services stakeholders in prevention, preparedness and response.

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National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA)– The NFPA is a global nonprofit organization, established in 1896, devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards.

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Harris County Citizen Corps– The Harris County Citizen Corps Council coordinates with volunteer groups such as the Red Cross, the Salvation Army, the United Way, and Citizen Corps programs to identify volunteer opportunities. The Citizen Corps programs include the Community Emergency Response Team, the Neighborhood Watch Program, Volunteers in Police Service, Fire Corps and the Medical Reserve Corps.

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Harris County Fire Marshal (HCFMO)– The mission of the HCFMO is to safeguard the lives and property of citizens in the unincorporated areas of Harris County through effective fire prevention, fire investigation, education and emergency response.

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Smokey The Bear Fire Prevention– Only you can prevent forest fires.

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Sparky The Great Firedog– Sparky teaches about fire safety, including escape routes, and smoke alarms. Features games and coloring pages.

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Center for Disease Control (CDC)– The CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.

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Commission on State Emergency Communications (CSEC)– The CSEC is the state’s authority on emergency communications, and is the state agency statutorily charged with administering the implementation of statewide 9-1-1 service and the poison control network, including regional poison control centers.

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National Hurricane Center (NHC)– The NHC mission is to save lives, mitigate property loss, and improve economic efficiency by issuing the best watches, warnings, forecasts, and analyses of hazardous tropical weather and by increasing understanding of these hazards. The NHC vision is to be America’s calm, clear, and trusted voice in the eye of the storm and, with its partners, enable communities to be safe from tropical weather threats.

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National Weather Service (NWS)– The NWS’s Mission is to provide weather, water, and climate data, forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property and enhancement of the national economy.

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Harris County Sheriff’s Office– The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is the largest sheriff’s office in Texas and the third largest in the United States. Our more than 4,000 employees are committed to the safety of the nearly 4 million residents who call Harris County home.

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Harris County Firefighters Association– The vision of the Harris County Firefighters Association is to provide the highest quality training and mutual aid system for the fire fighters, fire departments, and emergency medical services of our county.

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Houston Fire Museum– The Houston Fire Department began as a bucket brigade in 1838, one year after the city incorporated. There is limited history telling of the expansion over the ensuing years to the modern fire department today. What is left of the history, however, is quite colorful, heroic, sometimes humorous, and interspersed with tragedy.

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American Red Cross– Red Cross volunteers and staff work to deliver vital services – from providing relief and support to those in crisis, to helping you be prepared to respond in emergencies.

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