HFD receives donated life-saving equipment


HOUSTON – The Fire Fighters Foundation of Houston and LyondellBasell held a special dedication ceremony Thursday to unveil new life-saving equipment that was donated to the Houston Fire Department.

HFD received three Zodiac Rescue Boats, two motors and a trailer, worth a total of $70,000. 

The equipment was given to the department prior to the spring floods that devastated parts of the Houston area.

Mayor Sylvester Turner also made an appearance.

The dedication was held at Houston Fire Station No. 11.