A-Shift 25YR Service Awards

This week, A-Shift handed out the City Service Awards to the personnel that has been part of the EPFD for 25 years. Congratulations to: FPM Mike Dobyns R17A LT Mark Kline, P6A FF Robert Murillo, P34A CAPT David Marquez,P30A FST Gabriel San Roman, P34A LT Marcos Guerra, Q20A LT Jaime Gutierrez, B3A Swing CAPT Michael…

Maintaining a Work-Life Balance: 5 Good Habits for a First Responder

By: Steve Blackwell – 30-year First Responder, Deputy Chief (Retired) and Current Hero Outreach Coordinator with Homes for Heroes®. It’s not easy being a first responder in today’s world. The increasing demands and challenges to do more, train more and give more of yourself to your profession has never been more prevalent. As police officers,…

$1.99 Burgers at Indepentent Burger

Starting January 20, Indepentent Burger will be offering $1.99 burgers (with purchase of a drink) every Monday for First Responders and Military personnel. Indepentent Burger is located at 2260 N Zaragoza.

El Paso Strong Resilience Center

Strong means Healing. El Paso STRONG means Getting Help. The United Family Resiliency Center will be a place of healing & support serving as a resource to those impacted by August 3rd. If you or someone you know needs support or help please contact 915-775-2783.

USBP K9 Agent Bulder Memorial Service

Earlier this morning, the EPFD was present at the memorial services that the USBP held for K9 Agent Bulder. Bulder made the ultimate sacrifice on December 2019 during a law enforcement operation.RIP K9 Agent Bulder, thank you for your service.

Condition 2 Fire at N Kansas St

Last night, EPFD crews responded to a Condition 2 fire at a vacant building on the 900 block of N Kansas.Crews were able to contain the fire within the hour and kept it from affecting other structures.Investigators determined the cause of the fire to be an unattended fire that a homeless person started to get…

Memorial Service for K9 Agent Bulder

A memorial service will be held for K9 Agent Bulder. Bulder was killed on the line of duty on December 19, 2019 after he was shot during a joint operation by the EPPD, USBP, and the FBI to serve an arrest warrant on an individual suspected of illegal possession and manufacturing of firearms. The service…

Animal Services 2020 Calendar Now Available

It’s here! The 2020 Firefighters and their Furry Friends calendar has arrived! This project is a collaboration between the El Paso Fire Department and El Paso Animal Services. Calendars are just $10 and include two free adoption vouchers AND a pet fire safety sign for your home’s window. Come get your copy today—available for purchase…

Borderland 100 Club Looking for Donations For Australian First Responders

The Borderland 100 Club is organizing a collection to make care packages for the first responders currently battling the massive wildfires affecting Australia. They are looking for: -Department patches-Challenge coins-Department shirts/Hats/Etc.-Photos-Letters-And El Paso memorabilia to send the firefighters and officers that are working in these challenging times. If you’d like to send something, please message…

WellConnect Frontline Employee January 2020 Issue

Download the PDF here: ByStander To Domestic Abuse Millions of women are abused each year, and over a thousand are killed by their partners. (Men face abuse too, but those numbers are far smaller.) Recognition and intervention are critical to breaking the cycle of abuse, but the key roadblock is thinking, “This is none of…