Dozens of Houston Fire Engines Running Without AC

Jessica Willey, KTRK
Dozens of Houston Fire Engines Running Without AC
Firefighters shared photos of temperatures on social media reading 100, 105, and 107 degrees taken by thermal imaging cameras inside ladder and engine trucks.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) - On the hottest week of the year, the fire union president is calling on Mayor Sylvester Turner and Houston City Council to repair two dozen Houston fire trucks with no working air conditioning.

"This is unacceptable. This absolutely unacceptable," said Marty Lancton, president of the Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association.

Monday afternoon, Lancton had a running list of about 24 trucks city-wide with no A/C. MORE

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