Condition 1 Fire at Paisano

This weekend, EPFD crews responded to a Condition 1 vehicle fire at Paisano and Virginia. Crews where able to contain the incident in a couple of minutes. The fire partially affected a warehouse next to the vehicle. No injuries reported.

Spirit of Giving Campaign

This is the time of year to get into the Spirit of Giving™. Helping people in a personal way is a grand gift to us all. That’s what the El Paso Community Foundation’s 32nd annual Spirit of Giving™ is all about – donating gifts to children, elderly, and people with special needs who might otherwise go without this holiday…

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…

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…

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…

VFW Post 812 Recognized Fire Unit of the Year

Tonight, the VFW Post 812, recognized EPFD Lt. T Burns and FST M. Avalos, our standing fire unit of the year. Lt. Burns and FST Avalos have been recognized for their commitment to our community, which extends beyond their service in the Fire Dept. Together they started a non profit organization dedicated to fundraising for…

Passing of Retired FST John W. Megason

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Firefighter Trey Megason for the loss of his grandfather FST John W. Megason, age 78 on Saturday August 8, 2020. FST John W. Megason was the second eldest son of James T. and Louise Megason. Born October 22, 1941 in Texarkana, TX. He served with the El Paso Fire…