Friday, May 29, 2020
No menu items!

Mayor Sylvester Turner and Fire Chief Sam Pena congratulate HFD’s new firefighters

HOUSTON –  66 fire cadets were sworn in by the Houston Fire Department.

Mayor Sylvester Turner

“Congratulations to the 66 newest members of the Houston Fire Department. Today’s swearing-in represents the culmination of their hard work and dedication to serving the citizens of Houston.

“As I said Wednesday after a state district judge declared Proposition B unconstitutional, the City planned to swear-in the fire cadets and would no longer have to lay off 47 municipal employees and 220 firefighters to balance the FY 2020 budget.

“We can now move forward together. I hope to hear soon from the Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 341 to begin discussions on a raise the City can afford.”

Houston Fire Chief Sam Pena.

“I am honored to have 66 cadets receive the oath of office as Houston firefighters today. Their commitment to this organization has been clearly demonstrated. I congratulate them on their achievement, thank them for their willingness to serve their community, and look forward to seeing them succeed in their career path.”

Latest News

Minneapolis in flames as unrest over black man’s death rages on

Unrest in Minneapolis sparked by the death of a black man in police custody carried on into...

Car drives into crowd as protesters in Denver joins in sympathy protests with Minneapolis

 A car rammed into a protester in Denver as the crowd marched on Thursday (May 28) against police brutality over the death...

Trump considering legislation that may scrap law that protects social media companies

President Donald Trump said on Thursday (May 28) he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has long...

Pakistan PM Relief Fund For COVID-19

Mr. S. Javaid Anwar (CEO of Midland Energy) handed over US $ 200,000.00 cheque to the Honorable Abrar Hashmi, Consul General of...

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany holds briefing

https://www.facebook.com/NTVHouston/videos/188924628985266/

More Articles Like This