Last night, the El Paso Fire Department hosted Medal Day. The most important night for the Department.
During medal day, members of the EPFD received awards for actions that resulted in the saving of a life, the water rescue team was recognized for their efforts during Hurricane Harvey, the CBP Air and Marine Operations team was honored for their crucial support during emergency operations, and the Fire Chief recognized classic American Homes for their constant support to our Firefighter of the Quarter Program.
During the Medal Day Ceremony, from among our four Firefighters of the Quarter, the Firefighter of the Year was named. Due to his extraordinary commitment and spirit, FST Eric Gonzalez was selected as the Firefighter of the Year – 2018.
We want to thank CBP Air and Marine Ops Director, Rodolfo Maldonado, for being our keynote speaker.
Thank you, everyone, for coming, thank you, everyone, for your support to our men and women of the El Paso Fire Department, and congratulations FST Gonzales, your actions, achievements and service to the Fire Department genuinely represent the values of our organization