MDA Fill the Boot 2019 Kick Off

The MDA Fill the Boot 2019 is finally here! Battalion 6, last year’s winner, would like to send a message to the rest of the Dept. regarding this year’s campaign. Here are some photos of the kick off event at the Firefighters Hall

Condition 1 Fire at Arizona Ave. and N. Florence

Earlier today, crews responded to reports of smoke coming out of a house at Arizona Ave. and N. Florence. Crews quickly contained the fire and inspected the structure. No injuries were reported. Investigators are on site determining the cause of the fire. No damage estimates are available at this time.

FST Testing

The promotional Fire Suppression Technician recruitment will be opening up this Friday, April 26, 2019. It will be open until Friday, May 10, 2019. To apply, visit elpasotexas.gov, click on Departments at the top, then Human Resources from the drop-down menu. The posting will be found under “Employment” in “Promotional Opportunities”. Please remember that applications…

Water Rescue Team at Parks and Rec Golden Egg Hunt

This weekend, El Paso Parks and Recreation held their Golden Egg Hunt at the pool. However, before the children could jump into the pool and look for the eggs. #EPFD‘s Water Rescue Team gave them a short demonstration of what they do and gave a brief talk about water safety. Always remember that children must never…

Earth Day at the Zoo

This weekend, Pumper 7 swung by the Zoo to celebrate Earth Day with our community. Children got a chance to meet our firefighters and experience a bit of what it is to be a firefighter. Thank you for inviting us, EPZ!

Paws for Love at Communications

This weekend, our 911 Communicators received a very special visit from the Paws for Love pups! Paws for Love is a non-profit that provides therapy teams of animals and their handlers to different organizations to provide people with comfort and reduce stress. Public Safety Communicator is often one of the most stressful jobs in Public…

2019 Truck Pull

It’s that time of the year, the Special Olympics Truck Pull is just around the corner! Here’s all the information for the event. This year it will be held at Burges High School (Some forms say TA but it is at Burges HS this year). $250 per team, $25 for individual participant. To register, visit…

National Telecommunicator Week

Every year during the second week of April, the telecommunications personnel in the public safety community, are honored. A time to celebrate and thank those who dedicate their lives to serving the public for their hard work and dedication. Thank you, again, for all the sacrifices you make to create a better and safer world…

Freebies at Chick Fil A

As part of their Hometown Heroes Appreciation Day, Chick-Fil-A is offering free chicken sandwiches, or 8-counts, for military, teachers, first responders, and nurses. Simply swing by any Chick Fil A on May 9 from 11AM to 9PM and present your work ID/badge to receive the freebies.