Fundraiser for FST Medina’s Son

Jojo is 6 years old. He is the son of FST Medina. Jojo has been battling cancer since he was 4. He has undergone countless chemo treatments and blood transfusions. However, this hasn’t stopped Jojo from fighting cancer with a positive attitude. Jojo was named an El Paso Fire Department honorary firefighter on February 19,…

EPISD CCTE at ARFF

Today, the EPISD’s Center for Career and Technology Education Fire students visited Station 32 – ARFF Station. The students got a first-hand opportunity to learn more about the challenges and equipment used for emergencies at the airport.

FMR at Providence – Livestream

Today, in celebration of Heart Month, Chief Tavarez participated in a Livestream from the hospitals of Providence. During the 15 minute teleconference, the Chief discussed heart attacks and how to handle emergency situations. He also spoke about the new EPFD Pulsepoint app. Remember, you can now download PulsePoint and receive an alert whenever someone nearby…

Animal Services Wishlist

Animal Services has been seeing an increase in animals coming in, they are in need of extra supplies. If you can, please donate some much-needed items from their wishlist here 👉https://amzn.to/2WIcdw1

Condition 2 at Peerless Place

Last night, #EPFD crews responded to a Condition 2 Fire at the 3500 block of Peerless Place (Dos Santos Apts.). Firefighters evacuated 12 apartments and put out a fire that damaged several apartments. No injuries were reported. Investigators are currently working to determine the cause of the fire and the estimated damages to the structure.

Civilian and FF Unit of the 1st QT

This month, The Office of Emergency Management’s Public Safety Planner Alfred Chavez was recognized as the Civilian of the 1st Quarter. Pumper 20-B and Rescue 19-B were recognized as the unit of the First Quarter. Congratulations to all of you! Your passion and commitment truly represent the ideals of the El Paso Fire Department and…

CPR At Cielovista

This weekend, the #EPFD offered free Hands-Only CPR training at Cielovista Mall. By providing early CPR to a person suffering cardiac arrest, you can make the difference between life and death. Stay tuned to our updates as we will be announcing more CPR classes soon. Don’t forget to download the Pulsepoint App as well to be alerted…

Lt. Reister Retires

After 23 years of service, Lt. Troy Reister completed his last shift today. Thank you for your service, Sir. Happy retirement!

To Chock or Not To Chock

To Chock or Not To Chock Please refer to Volume 2 Equipment & Facilities Manual; Section 2; Vehicles; Driving Practices; Wheel Chocks which states: “Wheel chocks will be utilized when the pump is engaged, while performing aerial operations, and when parking on inclines.” So how do we know whether we are on an incline or…

Career Day at Mesa Vista Elementary

This morning, crews from Station 24 made a visit to Mesa Vista Elementary for Career Day. The young leopards had a chance to explore life in the fire service.  Needless to say, they had a great day, check out the video below! If someone you knows would like a visit to their school or community event,…