Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2019

Last weekend, the EPFD was present at the American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer”. Several firefighters wore pink turnout gear in support of Breast Cancer fighters. To learn more about Making Strides Against Cancer visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/makingstridesEPTX

Free Ricotta Meatballs and Macaroni Grill

Macaroni Grill wants to say Thank you to our First Responders! All Police, EMTs, Hospital Medical Staff and Fire Fighters receive a free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs + Spaghetti through 10/31/19. • 11885 Gateway Boulevard West; El Paso 79936

El Paso Heat vs. Southwest Desert Cats

Good Day fellow first responders I hope you had a great weekend – Thursday October 24, 2019 at the Skyline Optimist Gym 5050 Yvette Ave, El Paso, TX 79924 from 6:00pm til the last buzzer! The El Paso Heat Law Enforcement All Star Team will be facing off the Southwest Desert Cats. Don’t miss out…

Corbin C. Phelps Retires

Good Day fellow firefighters and supporting employees, It is with much sorrow that after nearly 25 years of serving our great city in both EMS and EPFD I will be needing to medically retire!! I wanted to tell everyone how much I appreciate all the prayers and help through my difficult times! Know that I…

See you 10/28 at Hooters

by FF Scruggs That is right I spoke with the Hooters rep from Summount Dr / Viscount Blvd and found out that ALL DAY 10/28 Monday your meal (Hooters Burger, 10pc Traditional Wings 10pc Boneless Wings, 10pc Smoked Wings, Buffalo or Grilled Chicken Salad Buffalo or Grilled Chicken Sandwich) Can’t Make it that Day! Don’t…

ELKS PRIVATE Appreciation Dinner for First Responder

El Paso Elks Lodge 187 is honored to host this 1st Responders Appreciation Dinner, to all who serve our community. We are grateful to all who serve and protect us each and everyday in our lives. This is a Private event for El Paso First Responders: Police, Fire, EMT, El Paso Coroner/medical examiners, Sheriff, Emergency…

Open Enrollment

This year’s Open Enrollment (OE) will take place from October 21st through November 8th. The elections you make during OE will be effective on January 1, 2020. This newsletter is meant to be a helpful resource, so please make sure that your current insurance plans are still right for you and your family. Please read…

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2019

Last week, firefighters from the El Paso Fire Department and the Horizon Fire Department participated in the “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event. “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” is an event where men walk in high heels to raise awareness of issues of domestic violence, abuse, sexual assault, and other forms of violence. Funds raised…

Healthy Sleeping Habits

Originally published by the University of Texas Plagued by restless nights? You’re not alone. Nearly 62% of American adults experience a sleep problem a few nights each week, says the National Sleep Foundation. Sleep deprivation can cause moodiness, memory troubles, and problems thinking and focusing.  Chronic sleep loss may lead to weight gain, high blood pressure…

Touch a Truck 2019

Last month, EPFD crews participated in the Touch a Truck events at Chik Fil A. During the events, children got a chance to interact with firefighters, police officers, sheriff deputies, park rangers and see the vehicles up close. Thank you for your support guys!