Click the picture above to go to full coverage of the tragic events that took the lives of four of our firefighters, while seriously injuring five other firefighters – one critically.
Accounts have been set up for the benefit of our fallen firefighters, as well as those firefighters injured at the fire, at the Houston Firefighters’ Credit Union:
Captain Matthew Renaud (51′s): Account #236014
Chauffeur Robert Bebee (51′s): Account #236015
Firefighter Robert Garner (68′s): Account #236016
Firefighter Anne Sullivan (68′s): Account #236017
Captain William Dowling (68′s): Account #236018
Chauffeur Anthony Livesay (Rescue): Account #236023
Firefighter Robert Yarbrough (Rescue): Account #236024
Captain Bill Dowling was critically injured in the fire that took our three brothers and one sister. He is still in the ICU fighting for his life. The following verified recovery funds have been setup that you may donate to:
(Operated by Jake Adams on behalf of the Dowling Family. Donations go to a benefit fund in Captain Dowling’s name at Woodforest Bank.)
(Operated by HFD E/O Jaron Black 26/D on behalf of the Dowling Family. Donations go to a benefit fund in Captain Dowling’s name at the Houston Firefighters Credit Union via Paypal.)
(Donation and personal support page operated by Captain Dowling’s family. Requires a log-in, Facebook log-in accepted.)
Captain Dowling wristbands are available for order at www.wristbandconnection.com
(All profit from sales of wristbands sold on wristband Connection will go to the benefit fund in Captain Dowling’s name at Woodforest Bank.)
The members of 51′s and 68′s want to extend a huge thanks to Wristband Connection for their continued support of the HFD in our time of need. They have been donating these wristbands for us to sell, with ALL proceeds going back directly to the families of the fallen. Thank you Wristband Connection!
Wristbands are on sale at 68′s and available for order at www.wristbandconnection.com
Memorial T-shirts are SOLD OUT at all locations. Memorial decals still available at 51′s and 68′s for $5.00 each. Both 51′s, 68′s, and the Houston Fire Museum have station t-shirts for sale – price varies by location.
*Editor’s Note: A full LODD Memorial section will be added to honor all our fallen brothers and sisters once we have finished paying our respects. Thank you all for your condolences.
Welcome to firehouse68.com!
This is the unofficial page representing the firefighters of Houston Firehouse 68.
Firehouse 68 is one of the busiest fire stations in city of Houston, and also serves as home to the busiest district for the Houston Fire Department. The other fire stations in District 68 are: 51′s, 73′s, & 82′s.
Located at the corner of Bissonnet & South Gessner, Firehouse 68 is in the heart of Southwest Houston, the most densely populated area of the city. Firehouse 68′s still-alarm territory includes multi-story apartment complexes, high-rise commercial buildings, industrial warehouses, big-box retail & strip-centers, and residential single family homes. The area is also home to a very diverse population, including immigrants from Southeast Asia, Africa, and Central America.
As always, we appreciate you stopping by to check out our website. For more information about the Houston Fire Department, visit HoustonFire.com.
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