This morning, the El Paso Fire Department welcomed Quint 16 into the fire fleet. Members of the community, CFO Robert Cortinas and City Representative Alexsandra Annello visited Station 16 to help our firefighters spray down and push the new unit into the station for the first time. Quint 16 is replacing a 12-year-old fire truck….
Local 51 would like to invite all of its members and families to attend our Annual Christmas Party. Grab your favorite dessert and get to the FF’s Hall on December 18 & 19 for food, drinks, raffles & pictures with Santa! Don’t miss the fun, we hope to see you there!
After 21 years of service, FST Jesse Cannoy is retiring from the El Paso Fire Department. Good luck on of all of your future endeavors and happy retirement (thanks for the coffee maker)!
Yesterday, EPCC Fire Tech visited Station 5. The students were able to meet some of the crews and learn more about the Fire Service.
Below are the photos of the photoshoot done for the Animal Services 2019 calendar: Throughout the year, many firefighters have supported the shelter pets at Animal Services by posing every week for some pictures to help the cats and dogs find their forever home. Some pets got adopted before we could publish the photo, but…
Today, the EPFD HAZMAT team took part in this years Biowatch Exercise. Activities like this help the Department maintain its state of readiness and keep our community safe.
For Holiday Family Get-togethers Holiday family get-togethers can be stressful. All of those old childhood wounds can get reopened, and, in some families, new issues are created. Even in families that appear to get along, unvoiced resentments from the past can linger behind a mask of normalcy. You can relax and enjoy your family this…
This weekend, the Community Risk Reduction team was present at the PBS Kids Fiesta at the Civic Center. Sparky the Fire Dog popped in to meet the children while Lt. Acuña gave them safety advice and signed up their parents to receive a free smoke alarm.
This week, The Texas Department of Transportation El Paso District partnered with the El Paso Fire Department to certify the first ever group of El Paso Fire Department firefighters as National Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Technicians in the City of El Paso. The group of 17 participated in a four-day long course led by the TxDOT Traffic…
Fire Prevention Division had an important Job this weekend supporting the M.A.P. Fire Safety Remeberence and Scavenger Hunt here are a few pictures from the event