Run For The Wall 2019

Every year, thousands of riders drive through the Country to reach the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC to promote healing among all veterans and their families and friends, to call for an accounting of all Prisoners of War and those Missing in Action, to honor the memory of those Killed in Action from all…

Water Rescue Team Tryouts

By FF Scruggs This week the water Rescue team is busy with testing 7 members of the fire department to see who got the chops and who does not. Before you can test you must reach these qualifications Each applicant must hold active and current structural firefighter (TCFP) and ECA/EMT-B or higher (DSHS) certifications. Each…

Pipes and Drums Band Recognized

This week, the EPFD Pipes and Drums band was recognized for their participation, and excellent work, at the Correctional Workers Week 2019 at La Tuna. Congratulations!

Hands-Only CPR at the Training Academy

On Thursday, May 9th, TA staff members Ch. Kevin Mende, Lt. Sid Rodriguez, FST Lenny Herrera, FST Ruben Aparicio, FST Adam Reyes, and FST Isaac Ceniseros put on a class of Hands-Only CPR for 70+ employees of the Sundt Construction Co.   The personnel has been rehabbing the Housing Authority high-rise and residences at 600 Chelsea. …

B4-C High Rise Training

Yesterday, #EPFD Battalion 4 C-Shift crews performed a high-rise training exercise designed to test firefighters in adverse conditions such as non-working (Or non-existent) sprinkler systems, hose-cabinets not designed for firefighter use, etc. Line companies are always training and keep a perpetual state of readiness. El Paso rests easy knowing that their favorite first-responders are top-of-the-line and always…

Sound the Alarm 2019

Last Saturday, the American Red Cross and the Fire Department, in partnership with several local groups got out to the streets with the goal of installing more than a 1000 smoke alarms in El Paso. This event was part of a national campaign from the American Red Cross, in partnership with local Fire Departments, to…

Braden Aboud Memorial Walk/Run

This year the El Paso Fire Department was invited to attend the Braden Aboud Memorial Walk/Run aka Cinco De Mile. Sparky, the Fire Explorers and the Community Risk Reduction Crew attended and set up a smoke detector/fire safety display table. For more information please follow this link The Braden Aboud Memorial Foundation