Dumpster Truck Fire at High Ridge

A few minutes ago, EPFD crews contained a garbage truck fire at the 6000 block of High Ridge. No injuries reported. EPPD is assisting at the scene. Photos by Capt. Salmeron

MDA Fill the Boot 2019

Is that time of the year again! Crews are out there at the intersections filling out their boots to support the MDA. Check out this year’s pictures. This post will be updated as more pictures are captured.

USAR Training

Yesterday, USAR Team members from SR11, L5, HM1, and Batt. 2 B Shift, participated in a training simulation in which they had to rescue an unconscious patient at a Water Treatment Facility. Readiness and top training and skills are a priority for the #EPFD in order to be ready for our community at a moment’s…

Pictures from the line: Condition 1 Fire at Missouri Ave

Yesterday, crews responded to a Condition 1 Apartment fire at the 700 block of Missouri Ave. Firefighters were able to rescue 3 puppies. 2 adult dogs passed due to smoke inhalation. No injuries reported. Investigators determined the fire was caused by an electrical outlet in one of the bedrooms. Damage is estimated at $10,000. Pictures…

Condition 2 at Peerless Place

Last night, #EPFD crews responded to a Condition 2 Fire at the 3500 block of Peerless Place (Dos Santos Apts.). Firefighters evacuated 12 apartments and put out a fire that damaged several apartments. No injuries were reported. Investigators are currently working to determine the cause of the fire and the estimated damages to the structure.

Career Day at Mesa Vista Elementary

This morning, crews from Station 24 made a visit to Mesa Vista Elementary for Career Day. The young leopards had a chance to explore life in the fire service.  Needless to say, they had a great day, check out the video below! If someone you knows would like a visit to their school or community event,…

Condition 2 at Mamie

This morning, EPFD crews responded to reports of a Condition 2 Fire at the 700 block of Mamie Rd. A person was found unconscious outside the structure and was transported in serious condition due to smoke inhalation. Investigators determined that the structure was a total loss. According to the latest reports, the cause of the…

Condition 2 at 3420 Pera

Thursday afternoon around 1400 hrs fire crews from Battalion 1 & 3 extinguished a fire at a two-story vacant home. Both Battalions arrived on the scene and were able to put the fire out in record time, by the time the news crews and myself arrived it was too late to catch any of the…

EPCC at 5’s

Yesterday, EPCC Fire Tech visited Station 5. The students were able to meet some of the crews and learn more about the Fire Service. 

Animal Services Calendar Photoshoot

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…