211 Day Love Your Health

This morning, FMR participated in the 211 Day Love Your Health Fair. More than 100 attendees received health screenings and flu shots. Hands-Only CPR training was offered as well. Hands only CPR

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…

President’s Rally

During the Presidential visit, the Fire and Police Departments assisted the secret service and attended to the events held on that day to help them make sure everyone was safe. Here are some photos of it.

Daisy Troop at Central

Central fire station had a visit from the Girl Scout Daisy Troop. After touring the station, the got a first hand experience at how the EPFD responds to fires and some of the tools used for the job. Remember, station visits can be requested by visiting elpasofire.org The Daisies and Battalion 1 had a great…

Better, Stronger, Faster

It’s not the old TV show The Six Million Dollar Man, but we upgraded our extraction tools. Thursday morning at 111 E. Borderland Rd. Pumper 2 got a visit from Logistics with a new set of extrication tools. The tools are Better, Stronger, Faster, and have an internal power source. Which means NO HOSES. That’s…

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…

UTEP Men’s Basket Ball Hero’s Night

Today, the EPFD was present at the UTEP Hero’s Night Game. During one of the time offs, FST Gonzalez and FF Cano were recognized for their outstanding work for our community. Ladder 1, Pumper 3 and FPD were also present at the event, teaching the attendees about fire safety and the fire service. By the…

The Great Kindness Challenge

On January 28, 2019, Monday afternoon Kohlberg Elementary School invited the EPFD and EPPD to participate in The Great Kindness Challenge. . P27 crews and PD officers formed a tunnel so the children could run through it. Needless to say, the event was a complete success. The Great Kindness Challenge is proactive and positive bullying…

DWI – NOT COOL

The El Paso Police Department would like to offer the following tips to prevent Driving While Intoxicated:   Don’t Drink and Drive ·         Have a non-drinking/responsible designated driver ·         Use a Taxi for a ride home                 (less expensive than expenses related to DWI arrest) ·         Use a rideshare home                          (less expensive that expenses related to DWI arrest) ·         Call a…