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…

Battalion Chief Testing

Salary: $79,977.20 – $102,077.00 AnnuallyOpening Date: Friday, November 15, 2019Closing Date: Friday, November 29, 2019, 11:59 PMExam Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 (Time to be announced)Exam Location: El Paso Regional Communications Center-Board room, 6055 Threadgill Ave. Candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree and ten (10) years of firefighting and fire prevention experience with the El…

Open Enrollment Ends November 8

Uniformed Open Enrollment ends November 8! Make sure you got all your changes in. Even if you are not changing anything, it doesn’t hurt to double check and make sure that all your selections are as you want them. The system will stop accepting changes at 11:59:59 PM on November 8. So make sure you…

Car Seat Inspections – Winter Schedule

During the month of November, The El Paso Fire Department will host several car seat inspection and installation events. On-site certified technicians will offer free car seat checks and will educate parents and caregivers about proper car seat installation. Interested parties must set up an appointment and can do so by calling (915) 212-5699; limited…

911 District Mary Kozak Retires

After 42 years of service to our community, Mrs. Kozak is retiring from the El Paso County 911 District. Starting in 1977 Mary worked for the Police Department Communications and retired from the City after 32 years. She has spent the last 10 years serving as the Director of the El Paso County 911 District. At…

Scam Alert – Phone Calls

The El Paso Firefighters Association – Local 51 does NOT solicit money via phone calls, email or text messaging. It has been reported that phone calls asking for money for the firefighter cancer fund have been received. Local 51 is currently fundraising through the sale of raffle tickets only. If in doubt, please contact Local…

Second Alarm Fire at South Stanton

Earlier this morning, EPFD crews responded to reports of a fire at a building located at the 400 block of S. Stanton. Upon arrival the crews quickly contained a dumpster fire and reported that the fire was affecting the roof of the structure as well. The incident was then upgraded until it reached a second…

Hearts of Courage 2019

This morning, firefighters from the El Paso Firefighters Association and the three EPFD Assistant Fire Chiefs visited the Children’s Specialty Clinic as part of the annual Hearts of Courage initiative. The annual event honors the memory of 6-year-old Jose Eduardo Licon whose wish was to grow up to be a firefighter. Jose’s memory lives on…

T-Mobile Offers Up to 50% Off for First Responders

T-Mobile recently introduced their new program, Magenta First Responders. With Magenta First Responder, our country’s state and local law enforcement officers, firefighters and EMS personnel, and the small businesses they own can get 20% off the first line and 50% off up to five additional voice lines. T-Mobile Magenta is also throwing in other freebies…

Free Seminar for First Responders

The Dance for Dreams Foundation is offering free tickets Seminar for first responders on Saturday November 16 from 7:30AM to 4:00PM RSVP is necessary for this event. Link CLICK HERE Or Call Deliriz Montanez at 704-293-4307 Event Schedule: Registration starts at 7:30amAM Sessions start at 8:30 amLunch 11:30am-1:00pmPM Session ends at 4:00pm Topics: See discussion…