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House fire claims four lives

Just after 1 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, the Garland Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 1400 block of Williams Drive. When firefighters arrived on scene, the residence was heavily involved with fire and there were people in the home. First responders made rapid entry in an attempt to rescue the victims but were unable to save ...Full Article

Fire Prevention Week Oct. 8-14

Celebrate Fire Prevention Week at the Garland Fire Department’s annual Safety Fest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Fire Administration and Training Facility, 1500 ...Full Article

GFD, GPD send help to Hurricane Harvey victims

Photos by GFD Captain Collin Blasingame   Anyone who has seen the rescue photos and video from the areas affected by Hurricane Harvey can see that the spirit of ...Full Article

Garland Firefighters Association hosts Fire Ops 101

The Garland Firefighters Association Local 1293 recently hosted Fire Ops 101 for decision- makers from the state and city levels as well as city employees. Participants had an opportunity ...Full Article

GFD provides entertaining safety tips

Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together, but that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips while entertaining and ...Full Article

Fire Chief Raymond Knight retires

Chief Raymond Knight began his career in Garland as a firefighter in 1980. During the next 20 years, he was promoted to Operations Fire Lieutenant, Operations Fire Captain and ...Full Article

GFD earns Lifeline® EMS Gold Recognition

For the second year in a row, the Garland Fire Department has achieved the Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Level Recognition Award from the American Heart Association. The award highlights ...Full Article

Register now for GFD Citizen’s Fire Academy

The Garland Fire Department, through the Citizen’s Fire Academy, is proud to provide an opportunity for citizens to participate in a program which is intended to promote a greater ...Full Article

GFD makes difference in community

Photos by District 2 Council Member Anita Goebel Members of the Garland Firefighters Association recently distributed 130 winter coats to children at Northlake Elementary School. The school’s staff identified ...Full Article

GFD to host Safety Fest

The Garland Fire Department will celebrate Fire Prevention Week with an informative, fun and free community event.  Safety Fest, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. ...Full Article
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