Fire Prevention PSA from Del Valle

Sirs, I wanted to take a second to share with you some of the great things that are happening with Del Valle’s Fire Tech program.  Aside from the rigor of firefighter training, dual credit fire classes we are also addressing fire prevention initiatives for our community.  I thought that I would share. Thank you, Pablo…

EPFD Recertification Training with Texas Task Force 1.

Members of both Texas A&M Task Force 1 (TX-TF1) and Texas Task Force 2 patterned with Texas Military Department in a multi-day water training on the Texas coast in Late October. Training like this help are members practice their skills in water rescue a be prepared for any emergencies. The group entering the Chinook helicopter…

El Paso Heat vs. Southwest Desert Cats

Good Day fellow first responders I hope you had a great weekend – Thursday October 24, 2019 at the Skyline Optimist Gym 5050 Yvette Ave, El Paso, TX 79924 from 6:00pm til the last buzzer! The El Paso Heat Law Enforcement All Star Team will be facing off the Southwest Desert Cats. Don’t miss out…

Corbin C. Phelps Retires

Good Day fellow firefighters and supporting employees, It is with much sorrow that after nearly 25 years of serving our great city in both EMS and EPFD I will be needing to medically retire!! I wanted to tell everyone how much I appreciate all the prayers and help through my difficult times! Know that I…

See you 10/28 at Hooters

by FF Scruggs That is right I spoke with the Hooters rep from Summount Dr / Viscount Blvd and found out that ALL DAY 10/28 Monday your meal (Hooters Burger, 10pc Traditional Wings 10pc Boneless Wings, 10pc Smoked Wings, Buffalo or Grilled Chicken Salad Buffalo or Grilled Chicken Sandwich) Can’t Make it that Day! Don’t…

ELKS PRIVATE Appreciation Dinner for First Responder

El Paso Elks Lodge 187 is honored to host this 1st Responders Appreciation Dinner, to all who serve our community. We are grateful to all who serve and protect us each and everyday in our lives. This is a Private event for El Paso First Responders: Police, Fire, EMT, El Paso Coroner/medical examiners, Sheriff, Emergency…

Open Enrollment

This year’s Open Enrollment (OE) will take place from October 21st through November 8th. The elections you make during OE will be effective on January 1, 2020. This newsletter is meant to be a helpful resource, so please make sure that your current insurance plans are still right for you and your family. Please read…

National Fire Fighter Memorial Colorado

By Jay Nicholson The names of 250 firefighters (95 legacy, 155 new) who died in the line of duty this year were immortalized last month during the annual Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial. The event, which annually attracts thousands of firefighters, paramedics and their grieving families, lands one week after the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11…

EPCC Fire Prevention Memorial and Muster Games

By FF Scruggs This week, the First annual Fire Games were hosted by EPCC Fire Tech. 4 high school teams and 1 college team participated. CCTE and Captain Persinger took first place over all!!!! Local 51 provided lunch. Rick Flores and Pete Fabela there to take care of business. Thanks Rick for the report!

Station 5 HazMat Training

By FF Scruggs This afternoon, John Cronin from Farr West (www.farrwestenv.com) stoped by Station 5 to talk with our HazMat team about the new LCD devices. The most widely deployed personal chemical detector, deployed with armed forces globally. The LCD 3.3 can be handheld or clipped to a belt or harness, enabling the user to…