USBP K9 Agent Bulder Memorial Service

Earlier this morning, the EPFD was present at the memorial services that the USBP held for K9 Agent Bulder. Bulder made the ultimate sacrifice on December 2019 during a law enforcement operation.RIP K9 Agent Bulder, thank you for your service.

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

Condition 2 Fire at N Kansas St

Last night, EPFD crews responded to a Condition 2 fire at a vacant building on the 900 block of N Kansas.Crews were able to contain the fire within the hour and kept it from affecting other structures.Investigators determined the cause of the fire to be an unattended fire that a homeless person started to get…

Eyes In the Sky

by FF Scruggs KTSM stopped by the OEM to talk with FST Craig Dagen about the drone program and how it has been used to assist the line companies during calls.

Memorial Service for K9 Agent Bulder

A memorial service will be held for K9 Agent Bulder. Bulder was killed on the line of duty on December 19, 2019 after he was shot during a joint operation by the EPPD, USBP, and the FBI to serve an arrest warrant on an individual suspected of illegal possession and manufacturing of firearms. The service…

Animal Services 2020 Calendar Now Available

It’s here! The 2020 Firefighters and their Furry Friends calendar has arrived! This project is a collaboration between the El Paso Fire Department and El Paso Animal Services. Calendars are just $10 and include two free adoption vouchers AND a pet fire safety sign for your home’s window. Come get your copy today—available for purchase…

FIT Testing

The department is getting an early start on FIT Testing for 2020. This month the testing will be held at Central – 201 Florence – from January 08th to January 24th from 0800 to 1100 hours and again from 1300 to 1600. More times and dates to come.

Borderland 100 Club Looking for Donations For Australian First Responders

The Borderland 100 Club is organizing a collection to make care packages for the first responders currently battling the massive wildfires affecting Australia. They are looking for: -Department patches-Challenge coins-Department shirts/Hats/Etc.-Photos-Letters-And El Paso memorabilia to send the firefighters and officers that are working in these challenging times. If you’d like to send something, please message…

The OEM is Growing

by P. Scruggs El Paso Fire Department would like to welcome 3 new EM Specialists to the Office of Emergency Management. From left to right Shannon Shuman, Jennifer Garcia, and Tonya Clarke The new members will play a part in research and support for our OEM Staff. Welcome to the team!

WellConnect Frontline Employee January 2020 Issue

Download the PDF here: ByStander To Domestic Abuse Millions of women are abused each year, and over a thousand are killed by their partners. (Men face abuse too, but those numbers are far smaller.) Recognition and intervention are critical to breaking the cycle of abuse, but the key roadblock is thinking, “This is none of…