On October 13, 2023, Ladder 24 crew members provided fire watch duties for the new Freightliner Dealership Grand Opening Event. The event introduced the Dealership’s new facility and services. The Freightliner hosted event provided a headline band, carnival rides, food services and Freightliner hospitality.
Texarkana Building Fire
On September 24, 2023, Harris County ESD 12 Fire Department District 14, Engine 24, and Ladder 24 responded to a daytime building fire on Texarkana Street near Freeport Street. Automatic mutual aid assistance was received from Channelview Fire Department and Sheldon Community Fire Department.
Engineer/Driver Paul Diaz, after competitive testing, interview, and successful completion of Captain Orientation Training, has been promoted to Captain. Captain Diaz has been assigned to B-Shift, Engine 24.