Quint 16 Wetdown

This morning, the El Paso Fire Department welcomed Quint 16 into the fire fleet. Members of the community, CFO Robert Cortinas and City Representative Alexsandra Annello visited Station 16 to help our firefighters spray down and push the new unit into the station for the first time. Quint 16 is replacing a 12-year-old fire truck….

Annual Christmas Party

Local 51 would like to invite all of its members and families to attend our Annual Christmas Party.  Grab your favorite dessert and get to the FF’s Hall on December 18 & 19 for food, drinks, raffles & pictures with Santa!  Don’t miss the fun, we hope to see you there! 

Achievement Awards

FST Shawn Fuller receives his awards yesterday while at EVOC Training at ARFF. Have you turned in your request forms for awards you qualify for? If not please look contact Standards to get details on how you too can get awards.  

Good luck, FST Cannoy

After 21 years of service, FST Jesse Cannoy is retiring from the El Paso Fire Department.  Good luck on of all of your future endeavors and happy retirement (thanks for the coffee maker)! 

ATTENTION PAC MEMBERS

ATTENTION PAC MEMBERS: PAC gifts are now available at the union office during regular business hours, swing by to grab yours!‬

EPCC at 5’s

Yesterday, EPCC Fire Tech visited Station 5. The students were able to meet some of the crews and learn more about the Fire Service. 

Animal Services Calendar Photoshoot

Below are the photos of the photoshoot done for the Animal Services 2019 calendar: Throughout the year, many firefighters have supported the shelter pets at Animal Services by posing every week for some pictures to help the cats and dogs find their forever home. Some pets got adopted before we could publish the photo, but…

HAZMAT at the Biowatch Exercise 2018

Today, the EPFD HAZMAT team took part in this years Biowatch Exercise. Activities like this help the Department maintain its state of readiness and keep our community safe.

Managing Stress

For Holiday Family Get-togethers  Holiday family get-togethers can be stressful. All of those old childhood wounds can get reopened, and, in some families, new issues are created. Even in families that appear to get along, unvoiced resentments from the past can linger behind a mask of normalcy. You can relax and enjoy your family this…

PBS Kids Fiesta

This weekend, the Community Risk Reduction team was present at the PBS Kids Fiesta at the Civic Center. Sparky the Fire Dog popped in to meet the children while Lt. Acuña gave them safety advice and signed up their parents to receive a free smoke alarm.