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


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…

Pictures from the Line: Week of June 10th

On Monday, June 10th, the EPFD assisted EPPD and CBP on a recovery operation at the canal. Below are some photos shared by Captain Jones – ROC 31. The Water Rescue team got a chance to practice their Rope rescue skill over this month. The training involves cool heads and the phrase don’t look down….

Pictures from the Line: Joint Training with Sunland Park

Last week, EPFD and Sunland Park Fire crews performed a joint training exercise. By familiarizing with each others procedures and apparatus, crews know exactly what to do in the case of a situation that requires a joint response to keep our communities safe.Photos by EPFD Capt. Salmeron.