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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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News

    El Paso Fire Department Promotion Ceremony

    Years of hard work, thousands of hours of study and serving the community in countless emergencies, are just a few of the sacrifices and experiences behind each rank that an El Paso Firefighter achieves. Read More

    EPFD Fleet Among the Best in the Nation for Second Consecutive Year

    EL PASO, Texas – The National Association of Fleet Administrators Institute recognized the City of El Paso’s Fire Department Fleet Maintenance division as one of 2019’s 100 Best Fleets in the Americas™. Read More

    2019 EPFD Summer Youth Camp

    Thank you for expressing interest in the El Paso Fire Department’s Summer Youth Camp. We are excited to offer this unique opportunity for local youth to gain an understanding of fire and life safety issues while developing valuable skills used in search and rescue operations, team-building skills, and become an advocate for safety and the El Paso Fire Department. Read More

    Arrest Made in Connection To House Fire

    On March 8th, 2019, 11 units and 33 firefighters from the El Paso Fire Department responded to a Condition 1 Fire in a vacant house at the 2600 block of Morehead Read More

    Move to the Right for Lights and Sirens

    During an emergency situation, every second count. The community can help our first responders arrive as quickly and safely as possible to their destination by moving to the right for lights and sirens. Read More

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Press Releases

    4th of July Fireworks Safety

    Fire Department
    As we celebrate Independence Day, one of the leading causes of medical emergencies is fireworks.

    EPFD 2019 Media Academy

    Fire Department
    EL PASO, Texas – The El Paso Fire Department will hold an intensive training academy for members of the media.

    WATER SAFETY ADVICE

    Fire Department
    EL PASO, Texas – In the next few days, water will begin flowing in El Paso area canals and the Rio Grande as water from the Elephant Butte Reservoir is released on May 31.

    Sound the Alarm

    Fire Department
    EL PASO, Texas– Every day across the United States, 7 people die in home fires.

    The El Paso Fire Department is Hiring Firefighter Trainees

    Fire Department
    The El Paso Fire Department is accepting applications for Firefighter Trainee. We are actively seeking qualified candidates who are committed to providing the highest level of service to the El Paso community. The application deadline is March 15, 2019 at 11:59 PM MDT

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Praises

    Great Fire Safety Presentation

    Thank You Pumper 2 for the Great Fire Safety Presentation at Herrera Elementary. Read More

    Sincerely thank all of you

    I want to sincerely thank all of you for the work you do on a daily basis. Read More

    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

    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

    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

    Life on the line

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

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