Inaugural Officer David Ortiz Memorial Bike Ride Saturday, Oct 27th, 2018

Ortiz Bike Ride Flyer September 2018 To the El Paso Community, It is with great honor that the Ortiz Family introduce the newly established Officer David Ortiz Foundation.  Our goal is to lend support to the El Paso Community that our beloved David worked so hard to protect. The Ortiz Foundation’s initial project will be…

CPAT Class 96

El Paso Fire Department is gearing up for the next line of recruits. The CPAT, or Candidate Physical Ability Test, helps us pick out the best candidates out there and is one of the many needed steps just to get a chance to become a firefighter for the El Paso Fire Department. The CPAT is…

KVIA 7 at the SHOC

Friday ABC 7’s Christina Aguayo visited us at the SHOC to get an exclusive for Fire Prevention Week. Heres a look at what we teach our visitors on fire safety.   The following is the KVIA 7’s Story: Look, listen and learn: EPFD provides fire safety tips during Fire Prevention Week  

Thin Red Line Rarfle

Thin red line raffle! All proceeds to go to local EPFD Fire Fighters currently fighting cancer. Tickets $20. Raffle will take place at the end of the month! Come by D-Bat El Paso and get your ticket today! Contact Lt. J. Hernandez ARFF “B” or FST M. Hernandez St. 25 “B”

TEEX Disaster City

It’s that time again to send out our ARFF tech to be re-certified here are the pics

It’s never to early to start

El Paso Fire Department Community Risk Reduction has one priority … Teaching Fire Safety The Safety Health Outreach Center is one of the greatest tools we use to deliver the fire safety message. Our inspectors teach children the importance of fire safety and have a little fun in the process.

Health Fair for City Employees

The El Paso Fire Department was proud to take part in the City’s Health Fair for employees.  This year EPFD offered hands-only CPR.  This type of CPR is the latest in techniques used to save peoples lives. Hands-only CPR is relatively easy to learn and easy to do in case of an emergency. You just…

EPCC Fire Tech Ground Breaking

El Paso Community College is growing, and this year the added a new fire training ground to the facilities.  EPCC Fire Tech program started in 1973 with the goal of training student and preparing them for a life as an EPFD firefighter.  They started out in the parking lot and shared a classroom with many…

Local 51 Celebrates 100 Years

As part of Local 51’s 100 year celebration, IAFF’s District 11 Vice President came to El Paso to present the elected board with a plaque commemorating one century of El Paso Firefighters Association. Several crews showed up to witness the presentation, including Assistant Chief Carson and Assistant Chief Dieter. Congratulations L51!