Annual Dive training for Water Rescue

The EPFD Water Rescue team has finished it’s annual dive training.  Raymon Carreon was kind enough to share let’s take a look Thanks, Raymon Carreon for sharing.

Friday the 13th Events

Sorry About Your Sister is playing at 5 Points Bistro 3019 Montana Ave, El Paso, TX 79903 10pm to 1am

Passing of Ret. LT. Hershenberg

It is with great sadness that we inform of the passing of Retired EPFD Lieutenant Luis “Red” Hershenberg Jr. Lt. Hershenberg served the citizens of El Paso from 1960 through 1980. Lt. Hershenberg’s last assignment was at Station 19 on McRae. A memorial service will be held at the World of Life Church (11675 Pratt…

Independance Day Parade

Every year, the Rotary West Club organizes a parade for the 4th of July. This year’s theme was first responders so, of course, the El Paso Fire Department was there.    

Benefit Event for Lt. Rafa Rodriguez

EPFD Personnel, Please help support the upcoming fundraiser for Lt. Rafa Rodriguez from L24 “A” shift. See attachment and help spread the word. See you all there. Questions may be directed to FST Mike Olivas B6 “A” Shift.  Respectfully, Rick Flores Local 51

MDA 2018 Boot Drive Results

The 2018 Boot Drive results are in and Rick Flores has sent out a message thanking everyone for their participation. Rick Flores wrote: I want to thank all members who participated in this years MDA Boot Drive. For having a short time to prepare and get the word out we came together and made this…

Passing of Ret. Lieutenant Joseph Kowalewski

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of EPFD Retired Lieutenant Joseph “Fred” Kowalewski. After serving in the military, Lieutenant Kowalewski​ joined the Fire Department’s Training Academy in 1964. Upon the completing of his training and becoming a firefighter in January of 1965, he served the department for the next 22…

Chief Rodriguez Retires

After 32 years of service, Assistant Chief Samuel Rodriguez has announced his retirement from the El Paso Fire Department. Last week, a retirement celebration was done to wish the Chief good luck in his retirement. Chief Rodriguez and several members of the Department shared some of the stories about their service together. Chief Rodriguez received…