Sneak Peek: Check Out the New Quint

By FF Scruggs The El Paso Fire Department is adding new rigs to the fleet, the first one this year is the 2020 Enforcer 107′ Aerial – Quint 28. 2020 Enforcer 107’ Aerial 450hp 500 gallons water 900’ 5”  —  600’ 2.5”  —  600’ 1.75”  4 seater, back seats mounted toward center of cab facing…

Vaccinations at the SHOC

By FF Scruggs This Wednesday we did 100 flu immunizations and health assessments. There were 12 firefighters that assisted with this mission. Since the beginning of 2020 we have had a great start, we are over 200 immunizations for the community. Every year we strive to get at least 1000 new patients to participate in…

Joint NDMS Exercise with Ft. Bliss

This Thursday, the El Paso Fire Department and Ft. Bliss met at Hangar H, in Ft. Bliss, to Practice an MCI Scenario. Here some pictures of the group in action. The first stage is ground zero where the patience gather and get ready to come in to the Hanger H Next patients get interviewed and…

A-Shift 25YR Service Awards

This week, A-Shift handed out the City Service Awards to the personnel that has been part of the EPFD for 25 years. Congratulations to: FPM Mike Dobyns R17A LT Mark Kline, P6A FF Robert Murillo, P34A CAPT David Marquez,P30A FST Gabriel San Roman, P34A LT Marcos Guerra, Q20A LT Jaime Gutierrez, B3A Swing CAPT Michael…

City TV Paid a Visit to the EPFD

by FF Scruggs Thursday afternoon the crews at 3s got a visit from the City PIOs with an important story about the different jobs in the city. Stay tuned to the city email announcements so you can see what this was all about!

Maintaining a Work-Life Balance: 5 Good Habits for a First Responder

By: Steve Blackwell – 30-year First Responder, Deputy Chief (Retired) and Current Hero Outreach Coordinator with Homes for Heroes®. It’s not easy being a first responder in today’s world. The increasing demands and challenges to do more, train more and give more of yourself to your profession has never been more prevalent. As police officers,…

Car Seat Inspections Going Strong

Even when it’s raining outside we still get the job done. Last Friday EPFD hosted a Car Seat inspection event at the SHOC. The El Paso Fire Department will host its last car seat inspection for the month on Friday, January 24th, 2020 from 1400hrs to 1600hrs. On-site certified technicians will offer free car seat…

ComSAR MOUNTAIN RESCUE

This past Sunday, a hiker suffered an ankle injury and needed assistance off the top of Mammoth Trail. ComSAR Crews went in to action at 1145 hrs and completed the task at 1700 hrs. We encourage the public to call 911 as soon as possible, when an accident occurs on our State Park. Due to…

$1.99 Burgers at Indepentent Burger

Starting January 20, Indepentent Burger will be offering $1.99 burgers (with purchase of a drink) every Monday for First Responders and Military personnel. Indepentent Burger is located at 2260 N Zaragoza.

El Paso Strong Resilience Center

Strong means Healing. El Paso STRONG means Getting Help. The United Family Resiliency Center will be a place of healing & support serving as a resource to those impacted by August 3rd. If you or someone you know needs support or help please contact 915-775-2783.