ComSAR MOUNTAIN RESCUE

This past Sunday, a hiker suffered an ankle injury and needed assistance off the top of Mammoth Trail. ComSAR Crews went in to action at 1145 hrs and completed the task at 1700 hrs. We encourage the public to call 911 as soon as possible, when an accident occurs on our State Park. Due to…

Semi Crash on I10 E

This Tuesday, a semi crashed and caught fire on I10E at Canutillo. EPFD crews immediately contained the fire and made sure that the driver and co-pilot were okay. There were no injuries reported. Photos by FF Jim Montes

EPFD Recertification Training with Texas Task Force 1.

Members of both Texas A&M Task Force 1 (TX-TF1) and Texas Task Force 2 patterned with Texas Military Department in a multi-day water training on the Texas coast in Late October. Training like this help are members practice their skills in water rescue a be prepared for any emergencies. The group entering the Chinook helicopter…

Over the Edge

This weekend, Local 51’s Rick Flores and Jay Nicholson took part in Over the Edge. Over the Edge is a fundraiser designed to support veterans through entrepreneurial training, assistance to start their own business, no to low-cost mental health and supportive services (including their families) both in person and online, and Quality of Life programs…

Condition 1 at Sgt. Mayor Blvd

Earlier today, EPFD crews responded to a Condition 1 Fire at Loop 375 and Sgt Major Blvd. The crews, assisted by the Ft Bliss Fire Department, quickly contained the fire in a fuel tanker. No injuries were reported. The incident is under investigation. Photos by J Huerta

A Different Point of View

By FF Scruggs Fire fighter Paramedic Tim Shaughnessy wanted you to experience a different point of view in the Fire Department . If you have a something you would like to share send it to us or call 915 212-5665 or 212-5631.

Gas Leak Response At Downtown

By FF Scruggs Downtown had a smelly situation last week. Not to worry, EPFD Battalion 1 C Shift is on it! All Clear

USAR Sim

Yesterday, crews from Station 5 and Station 11 to practice and hone their skills on Urban Search and Rescue. Photos by FF Gabe Trevino.

Lunch at Central

By FF Scruggs Earlier this month, Central Fire Station received a very special lunch from some visitors who wanted to express their gratitude for what you do.

Communication Gets Some K9 Love

The CISD Dog Team from San Antonio paid our comms center a visit to show them some love from the pups. About LCC Comfort Dog Ministry Launched in August 2008, the Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry is a national human-care ministry embracing the unique, calming nature and skills of purebred Golden Retrievers. LCC K-9…