Sneak Peek: Check Out the New Quint

By FF Scruggs The El Paso Fire Department is adding new rigs to the fleet, the first one this year is the 2020 Enforcer 107′ Aerial – Quint 28. 2020 Enforcer 107’ Aerial 450hp 500 gallons water 900’ 5”  —  600’ 2.5”  —  600’ 1.75”  4 seater, back seats mounted toward center of cab facing…

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,…

Car Seat Inspections Going Strong

Even when it’s raining outside we still get the job done. Last Friday EPFD hosted a Car Seat inspection event at the SHOC. The El Paso Fire Department will host its last car seat inspection for the month on Friday, January 24th, 2020 from 1400hrs to 1600hrs. On-site certified technicians will offer free car seat…

$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.

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…

The OEM is Growing

by P. Scruggs El Paso Fire Department would like to welcome 3 new EM Specialists to the Office of Emergency Management. From left to right Shannon Shuman, Jennifer Garcia, and Tonya Clarke The new members will play a part in research and support for our OEM Staff. Welcome to the team!