Welcome to Harris County Emergency Service District 13
Cypress Creek Fire Department

Cypress Creek Fire Department is the operating name for Harris County Emergency Services District 13, a political division of the State of Texas. CCFD is a combination fire department, which means that we staff both full-time and volunteer personnel around the clock. Our department is made up of about 150 firefighters who serve the northwest area of Harris County just outside of Houston, TX.

Cypress Creek Fire Department provides fire suppression, rescue, and EMS first response services to our 33 square mile district and to the greater FM1960 area in conjunction with our automatic aid departments.

Latest News

Jun 11, 2021

"Putting Your Emergency First"

Press release from North Harris County's newest emergency communications center, North Comm.

Jun 9, 2021

Cypress Creek Fire Department Peer Support Program

In a letter addressed to internal Cypress Creek Fire Department staff, District Chief Corthell outlines the newest feature in the Mental Health & Wellness initiative, the Peer Support Program. District Chief Corthell, the Program Director, has worked alongside Program Assistant Director and Safety Officer, Liz Fletcher, in conjunction with Valentina Bilingual Support Services and Shield Bearers Counseling Centers to cultivate this new outlet for counseling and mental health support within the fire department.

Apr 30, 2021

Assistant Fire Chief Jason Blackman Appointed to NFPA Committee

Harris County ESD #13, Cypress Creek Fire Department, would like to congratulate Assistant Fire Chief Jason Blackman on his recent appointment to the Committee on Respiratory Protection Equipment, a sub-committee of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

Dec 29, 2020

Harris County Fire Marshal Encourages Fireworks Safety

From the Office of the Harris County Fire Marshal: "Fireworks are beautiful but are very dangerous if not used properly. The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office encourages anyone who chooses to use consumer fireworks to practice fireworks safety or find alternative ways to celebrate." (read more)

Dec 6, 2020

Houston Chronicle: ESD 13, Cypress Creek Fire Department break ground on fifth station

Leadership in Emergency Services District 13 and Cypress Creek Fire Department promised to bring help to the southern part of their district if taxpayers would approve a one penny sales tax and it was approved overwhelmingly in May of 2019 by 66 percent of the vote...

Dec 4, 2020

Community Impact: Cypress Creek Fire Department breaks ground on new station on Fallbrook Drive

The new station will help provide services faster in the area, where development has picked up over the past few years.