Passing of Ret. Capt. Muro

It is with a heavy heart that we inform of the passing of Retired Captain Antonio C. Muro. Captain Antonio C. Muro was born on December 19, 1945 and passed away on October 23, 2020 at the age of 74. He was a military veteran proudly serving our country in the United States Navy and…

Mental Health Resources Available for First Responders

First responders are faced with a myriad of stressors that go beyond what the general population may experience. The phrase “fit for duty” for first responders has historically only accounted for good physical health for the duties related to one’s job. However, recent evidence-based research indicates that maintaining one’s behavioral health is equally important. The…

COVID-19 in El Paso: Latest Update

Last Updated on October 29, 2020  The Department of Public Health (DPH) and Office of Emergency Management are urging the public to adhere to all established health orders and guidelines to the fullest for the next two weeks in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community: most importantly the appeal to stay…

Passing of FF Gutierrez

It is with a heavy heart that we have to inform you of the passing of Retired Firefighter Benito Gutierrez. Firefighter Benito Gutierrez was born on January 21, 1942 and passed away on October 30, 2020 at the age of 78. He was a Vietnam Veteran joining the Marine Corp in 1963 serving until 1967….

Pictures from the Line: Q17 Assists USBP

Last week, Q17 assisted USBP agents reach an individual that got stuck when trying to climb the border fence. The person had been stuck for almost two hours at a height of 35 ft. The individual was brought down safely and detained by agents. Photos by EPFD Capt. Zeh.

Station Workout With FF Knotts

FF Knotts has been creating some great videos on different workout routines and he would like to share them with the rest of the Dept. Check them out below! This post will be pinned to the top and updated anytime a new video gets shared. Special thanks to FF Jared Knotts for allowing the use…

Pictures from the Line: Q31-B Assists USBP

This week, Q31-B assisted the USBP to rescue a group of individuals that were stuck on one of the railroad bridges at Executive and Paisano. The collaborative effort helped bring down the individuals to safety with no injuries reported. Photos by EPFD FF Shaughnessy

Condition 4 Fire at Montana Motel

Earlier this morning, EPFD crews responded to a Condition 4 fire at the Montana Motel on Montana Ave. 40 firefighters and 17 units contained a fire affecting a room on the back of the motel, quickly putting a stop to it and preventing it from spreading out to the rest of the building. No injuries…

Passing of Ret. FST Jodie H. Labree

It is with great sorrow that I inform of the passing of Retired Fire Suppression Technician Jodie Henry Labree who passed away on October 10, 2020.FST Jodie H. LaBree who was born on December 4, 1930, is survived by his wife of more than 65 years Frances Burris LaBree, sons Kenneth, and Mark. Grandchildren Jason,…