TXDOT Certifies 17 Firefighters as CPS Technicians

This week, The Texas Department of Transportation El Paso District partnered with the El Paso Fire Department to certify the first ever group of El Paso Fire Department firefighters as National Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Technicians in the City of El Paso. The group of 17 participated in a four-day long course led by the TxDOT Traffic…

Thanksgiving Parade 2018

This morning, EPFD’s Pumper 3, Rescue 3, Ladder 11 and Engine Co. 2 “The Mack”, along with the El Paso Firefighters Pipes and Drums, participated in the Thanksgiving Sun Bowl Parade. Thank you for all that you do to make our Fire Deparment awesome!

Condition 4 Fire at the Blue Flame Bldg.

This morning, the El Paso Fire Department responded to reports of a fire at the Blue Flame Building, located at Texas and Stanton. Due to the fire being reported inside of a high-rise building, the incident was upgraded to a Condition 4. The fire, accidentally created while duct-work was being performed, was quickly contained. No…

The celebration of Lights Parade

Tonight, the El Paso Fire Department participated in the Celebration of Lights parade in downtown El Paso. Pumper 1, Ladder 1 and Rescue 1 illuminated the streets while the seasonal decorations were being lighted up at San Jacinto Plaza.

Let’s talk about preparedness

Bienvivir an adult day care in the lower valley of El Paso wanted to see what would happen if they had a mass-casualty incident.  With the help of El Paso Fire crews and FPD the staff of Bienvivir was able to simulate an incident different scenarios to see how they would reach and show them…

Halloween at the Children’s Hospital

Today, the EPFD celebrated a very special Halloween. Sparky dropped by the El Paso Children’s Hospital to help the little ones trick or treat inside of the hospital. Floor by floor, the children, nurses, doctors, staff, other mascots, and Sparky, made sure that no candy went uneaten. The EPFD wishes everyone an amazing, fun, safe,…

FST Patrick Curry retires.

Last weekend, FST P. Curry completed his last shift with the El Paso Fire Department after 21 years of service to our community. Congratulations on your retirement; thank you for your service, Sir!

El Paso Firefighters Pipes and Drums gets recognized.

The El Paso Firefighters Pipes & Drums team has been recognized by the EPPD for the amazing work that they do and the support they have provided to set up the Police bagpiper band. As you know, the Firefighters Pipes & Drums team participates in several events and ceremonies throughout the year, thanks yo their…