Houston Firefighters’ Union Calls for Body Armor

HOUSTON (Click2Houston) – Firefighters should have city-issued bulletproof vests to wear during active shooter situations, according to the president of the Houston Professional Firefighters Union.

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Alvin White, who is near the end of his term as president of the union, told Channel 2 Investigates Thursday that firefighters would be safer if they had vests.

Firefighters were among first responders who arrived on scene Monday when an active shooter situation played out in Houston. No firefighters were hurt.

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