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    Former Chief Mehl Passes

    Former El Paso Fire Chief Andrew F. Mehl, passed away Sunday Jan. 25 in Dallas after a logn battle with respiratory illness. After honorably serving in the military, Mehl began his firefighting career in 1971. He served as EPFD Fire Chief from 1988 until his retirement in 1996. Read More

    Schmidt Firefighter of the Quarter

    On Jan. 14, the Awards Committee descended upon 6800 Delta to bestow upon Fire Paramedic Wyatt Schmidt the Firefighter of the First Quarter Award. Schmidt was honored for his hard work as the DSHS Coordinator and Lead EMT Instructor at the El Paso Fire Training Academy. The honor granted Schmidt with 24 hours of Administrative Leave. Read More

    Girl Scout Cookie Delivery

    On Jan. 17, firefighters in Battalion 6 helped load thousands of cookies into vans and trucks full of Girl Scouts eager to sell and distribute them. According to Yolanda Molina, Membership Manager for Girls Scouts of the Desert Southwest, the process could not be accomplished without help from local volunteers. Read More

    Janes 30 Year Recognition

    For his 30 years of combined service to the Health District, then Health Department, then El Paso EMS and now the El Paso Fire Department, Lt. Don Janes was honored at the Jan. 27 City Council meeting. Read More

    Jolly Elders Visit Logistics

    On Thursday Jan. 8, a group of seniors from Trinity First United Methodist Church descended upon Logistics looking for the El Paso Fire Department Musuem referenced in an old Museum Guide produced by the Border Museum Association. Although the group was disappointed to learn the musuem, and headquarters, is no longer at the facility at 8600 Montana, the group was delighted by Lt. Ruben Flores' offer for an informal tour. Read More

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Press Releases

    Press Release - 1756 Dean Jones

    Fire Department
    El Paso, Texas – At approximately 3:10 p.m. on Monday Feb. 23, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to a condition 2 fire on 1756 Dean Jones Dr. when neighbors saw smoke and called 911. Upon arriving on the scene at 3:13 p.m., crews found heavy smoke coming from the backyard balcony. After a preliminary search, the house was determined to be empty and crews began to attack the fire.

    Press Release - 134 N Clark

    Fire Department
    El Paso, Texas – At approximately 2:44 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 22, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to a condition 2 fire on 134 N. Clark Dr. when residents saw smoke and called 911. Upon arriving on the scene at 2:47 p.m., crews found heavy smoke coming from one of the apartments at a complex. Although that particular apartment was empty, crews began to evacuate about 20 other units while they attacked the fire.

    Condition 2 9823 Acer

    Fire Department
    El Paso, Texas – At approximately 1:48 p.m. on Monday Feb. 16, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to a condition 2 fire on 9823 Acer Ave. when neighbors saw smoke and called 911. Upon arriving on the scene at 1:48 p.m., crews found heavy smoke and fire coming from the car port at the right side of the house. After a primary search, crews determined there were no occupants in the house and proceeded to attack the fire.

    Vaccinations February Locations

    Fire Department
    The program “Vaccinations for Health” that teams up the El Paso Fire Department with the El Paso Health Department to provide free flu and pneumonia vaccines, blood pressure and glucose screenings and colorectal screening kits for seniors will continue through February with the following dates and locations from 8-11 a.m.: Feb. 21: Station 2, 111 E. Borderland Rd. Feb. 28: Mary Webb Park, 3401 East Missouri

    Condition 2 8829 Mt Elbert

    Fire Department
    El Paso, Texas – At approximately 1:50 p.m. on Monday Feb. 9, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to a condition 2 fire on 8829 Mt. Elbert Dr. neighbors saw smoke and called 911. Upon arriving on the scene at 1:56 p.m., crews found brown smoke and flames venting from the roof of the house. After a primary search, crews determined there were no occupants in the house and proceeded to attack the fire.

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