Helping Others When Lightning Strikes

Lightning continues to be one of the top three storm-related killers in the United States. In 2010 there were 29 fatalities and 182 injuries from lightning. Harris County Emergency Corps (HCEC) treated several people struck …

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Amazing Dog Rescue

On April 19, 2014, Westfield Fire Department, Aldine Fire Department, Eastex Fire Department, Harris County Emergency Corps (HCEC) and Harris County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residential fire. Firefighters rescued several dogs from the fire …

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HCEC Gives Back to the Community

HOUSTON, February 24, 2014 – Harris County Emergency Corps (HCEC) recently presented a $2,000 check to The Rose, a non-profit breast cancer organization. HCEC staff members created and sold t-shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness to raise …

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Breathing Better with COPD

HOUSTON, November 25, 2013 – COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and is the most common long-term lung disease that makes it difficult to breathe. COPD refers to both chronic bronchitis and emphysema, and …

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