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…

Anonymous Fan Donation at 22’s

This week, an anonymous donor sent a pallet with a 100 fans for the Extreme Weather Task Force at Station 22. This fans will help the EWTF help 100 families in need of cooling at home during these hot summer months. If you have fans ready for pickup at your station remember to let the…

EPFD Class Ring Found by PD

PD found an EPFD Class Ring in possession of a subject they arrested. They sent the photos below. If you are the owner of this ring, please contact: Officer Oscar A. Giron Jr. at 2075@elpasotexas.gov or call him at 915-212-4153.

Passing of Retired Firefighter Andrew Machristie Jr.

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Retired Firefighter Andrew Machristie Jr. who passed away on July 22, 2020 in the presence of his family. Andrew Machristie Jr. served his community for 21 years as an El Paso Firefighter and continued to work in our community for an additional 12 years…

Ear Guards Available for First Responders

Chaz Nungaray, Jessica Livsey, & Paul Ogin donated Ear Guards that they themselves made with a 3D printer. These allow you to wear your face mask more comfortably by attaching it to the back of your head instead of your ears. They are available for everyone and are ready for pick up at Logistics! For…

New Wellness Clinics

Brothers and Sisters, Attached you will find information on the new Wellness clinics being provided by the City. Please print and distribute accordingly. It is recommended that you call and make an appointment. You should also ask about any policies related to COVID-19 before going. Make sure to mention that you’re a City employee. You…

Health and Safety: Supplement Energy/Snack Bars

If you’ve read the promotional books you’ve heard “the Specialists” talk about incorporating all 3 macronutrients at meal and snack time in order to stabilize glucose levels.  We can compare this to the current coronavirus pandemic, you hear people talk about “flattening the curve.” In a way, we want to do this with our blood…