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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

    12th Media Academy

    After successfully completing the maze obstacle course in full Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), repelling off the 5-story tower and fighting a stove fire in the burn building, 11 journalists completed the week-long Media Academy June 19-23. Read More

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Press Releases

    Statement on Ciudad Juarez Fire

    Fire Department
    The Office of Emergency Management (OEM), through the use of our “Sister City” agreement, immediately made contact with counterparts in Ciudad Juarez to provide technical assistance on how to address the incident.

    Water Safety Advice

    Fire Department
    With the weather warming up, swimming season is finally here. The El Paso Fire Department and the Drowning Prevention Coalition of El Paso would like to provide the public with water safety advice

    El Paso Communications Center Receives IDC Smart Cities North America Award

    Fire Department
    The International Data Corporation (IDC), dedicated to providing international IT advisory solutions, has recognized the El Paso Regional Communications Center (EPRCC) as 2018’s Smart Cities North America Award (SCNAA) winner in the Emergency Management category.

    Safety Advice for St Patrick's Day

    Fire Department
    According to the Texas Department of Transportation, every 20 minutes in Texas, someone is hurt or killed in a crash involving alcohol.

    Fire on Caballo Lake Drive

    Fire Department
    At approximately 2:56 a.m. on Monday, February 26, 2018 the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to the 11000 block of Caballo Lake Drive after a 911 call reporting a house fire. Units arrived at approximately 3:02 a.m. and began fighting the fire and performed a search of the home.

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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

    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

    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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