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Welcome to the El Paso Fire Department Website. We continue striving to provide a helpful resource to the members of this community. Feel free to browse around and offer us any suggestions. Enjoy your visit.

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The Mission of the Fire Department is to provide emergency response, prevention, preparedness and education to residents, businesses and visitors of our city so they can live safely and prosper in a hazard-resilient community.

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    EPFD Accreditation

    Thanks to the men and women who make up the El Paso Fire Department, the department once again received its international accreditation from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). Read More

    2017 Youth Camp

    From July 18-20, the Training Academy played host to 22 teenagers who took part in a hands-on camp that exposed them to the El Paso Fire Department. Read More

    Radiation Nuclear Training

    On July 9-15, certain members of the HazMat Taskforce participated in training provided by the Center for Radiation/Nuclear Training (CTOS). Read More

    Safety Health Event

    To close the flu season, the El Paso Fire Department partnered with the El Paso Health Department’s Medicaid Waiver Program to provide one last clinic and safety event on Saturday June 24. Read More

    Safety Stand Down

    On June 21-23, the El Paso Fire Department along with the International Association of Firefighters joined thousands of fire departments across the United States and Canada for the 2017 Safety Stand Down. Read More

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Press Releases

    Condition 3 - 1100 Myrtle

    Fire Department
    El PASO, Texas – At approximately 4:27 p.m. on Thursday Sept.21, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to the 1100 block of Myrtle Ave. when some Fire Inspectors conducting inspections saw smoke and called 9-1-1 dispatch.

    Arson Arrest

    Fire Department
    El PASO, Texas – The El Paso Fire Department announces today that a joint-agency investigation between the EPFD and the EPPD regarding a vehicle shop burglary/fire has led to the arrest of Luis Alberto Sosa.

    Electrical Safety

    Fire Department
    El PASO, Texas – The El Paso Fire Department would like to remind the public that you do not need a flame to start a fire. Fires can start when electrical heat builds up near things that burn. Therefore, please consider these safety tips:

    ComSAR McKelligon Canyon

    Fire Department
    El PASO, Texas – At approximately 7:56 p.m. on Sunday Sept. 10, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to the Franklin Mountains near the McKelligon Canyon Amphitheater when a passerby saw flashing lights at the ridge of the mountain and called 9-1-1.

    ComSAR Tom Mays

    Fire Department
    El PASO, Texas – At approximately 3:20 p.m. on Friday Sept. 8, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to the Franklin Mountains near Tom Mays Park when two female hikers suffered medical issues and called 9-1-1.

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    Thanks Quint 37

    We thank Quint 37 A-Shift for the display of our beautiful USA flag during our 911 prayer ceremony... Read More

    Thanks from Toddler

    My 3-year-old is fascinated by firefighters, so I took him to Fire Station #20 and was greeted by FF Dylan Sell... Read More

    Thanks to Sparky

    On behalf of the Opportunity Center for the Homeless, we want to thank you so much for helping us last Saturday at the Home Run for the Homeless... Read More

    Youth Camp Thanks

    Thank you for letting our youth enjoy the experience of the EPFD Youth Camp... Read More

    From Camp to Explorers

    Through your training and inspiration at the EPFD Youth Camp, our son began and is now a very active Fire Explorer... Read More

    Life on the line

    Thank you so much for all you do, means the world... Read More

    Station 12 Saves Life

    Thank you, thank you, thank you. I cannot say it enough; Station 12 crews saved my life... Read More

    Oklahoma City Thanks

    Dear Fire Chief D'Agostino, thank you for allowing Chief Roberto Diaz to be an assessor for our Department's District Chief assessment July 11 and 12... Read More

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