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FF Re-enlists at Station
On March 31, FF Luis Carlos Razo-Saenz re-enlisted in the Army at Station 24, which was his first station. In attendance were a few classmates from Class 87, his girlfriend FF Ofelia Cordero, her father Ricardo Cordero, his mother Ramona Saenz, his Unit Commander 1st Lt. Ortegon and the station staff. Read More
Station 10 honored
On March 22, Lt. Rafael Martinez, FST Ricardo Martinez and FF Sergio Ortiz got a nice surprise when the staff of Sun Ridge at Palisades Senior Living honored the staff of Pumper 10, A-shift with an honorary lunch. Read More
Station 28 honored
On March 12, Station 28 was visited by a motorcycle club known as #1 Stunnas. This club, which is made up of 95% military, were kind enough to provide the crews with lunch. Read More
Thousands of children at various schools, churches and recreation centers have enjoyed seeing Gonzo the Clown get clocked by his evil nemesis "Dirty Smoke." But the message being delivered to the students and the parents is no joking matter. Gonzo the Clown (portrayed by Code Inspector Raul Gonzalez) and Dirty Smoke (portrayed by Code Inspector Dolores Gomez) cover five key points: Read More
Class 90 Graduation
To honor countless hours of study, preparation and months of sacrifice, the El Paso Fire Department honored 14 firefighters who completed the pre-certified Training Academy with a Graduation Ceremony Feb. 25 at Firefighters Hall. Assistant Chief Jorge Cortez was the Keynote Speakers for the event. The firefighters received their badge, pinned by a designated family member. At the conclusion of the ceremony, the honorees recited the Firefighter’s Oath, administered by Municipal Clerk Richarda Momsen. Read More
El Paso, Texas – The program “Vaccinations for Health” that teams up the El Paso Fire Department with the El Paso Health Department to provide free influenza and pneumonia vaccines, blood pressure and glucose screenings and colorectal screening kits will start again in May at the following dates and locations.
ComSAR - Aztec Cave Trail
El Paso, Texas – At approximately 12:14 p.m. on Saturday April 23, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to the Aztec Cave Trail at Tom Mays Park when a hiker sustained an injury and her fellow hikers called 9-1-1. The Combined Search and Rescue team was immediately dispatched to reach the hiker who couldn’t come down due to the injury. Firefighters made visual contact with the 25-year-old female at 12:31 p.m.
Fill the Boot Kickoff
El Paso, Texas – El Paso Firefighters are set to kick off the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) this Thursday, April 21st in efforts to find urgently needed treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases that severely limit strength and mobility. Together, EL Paso Fire Fighters and MDA will host a city-wide media kick-off on Thursday, April 21st @ 11:00 AM at Fire Station #11 located at 314 South Leon Street.
Condition 4 - 600 El Paso
El Paso, Texas – At approximately 7:52 p.m. on Monday April 18, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to a condition 2 fire at the 600 block of S. El Paso St. when passerbys called 9-1-1. Upon arriving on the scene at 7:55 p.m., crews found heavy smoke coming from a commercial building. Firefighters began to simultaneously fight the fire and search for occupants. There was no one inside, so crews continued to fight the fire. At 8:13 p.m., the fire was upgraded to a Condition 4 fire when fire breached the roof. Firefighters exited the building and continued to fight the fire from the outside.
Condition 2 - 12700 Hueco Club
El Paso, Texas – At approximately 6:47 p.m. on Sunday April 10, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to a condition 2 fire at the 12700 block of Hueco Club Rd. when neighbors called 9-1-1. Upon arriving on the scene at 6:52 p.m., crews found heavy smoke and fire coming from a commercial building. Firefighters began to simultaneously fight the fire and search for occupants. There was no one inside, so crews continued to fight the fire.
Praise for 12s
We would like to take a moment and thank the crews of Pumper 12 and Rescue 12... Read More
27s saves a life
The responders from El Paso Fire Department Station #27 saved my life... Read More
Pumper 19 Helps
Around 4:30 p.m. on Monday Feb. 29, my vehicle broke down near Hunter and the Gateway. I had noticed a Pumper unit along my route and before I could exit my vehicle, the gentlemen from Pumper 19... Read More
Cat Rescue by 20s
I would just like to say thank you to the guys at 20s (Edgemere) for doing something really simple for a friend. I am a former Dallas Firefighter and know we did animal rescue all the time (cats in trees) and just about anything else the public needed... Read More
“As a former City of El Paso employee, I was proud to have the EPFD come speak to our students on Jan. 6, 2015... Read More
Mt Carmel Incident
“On Jan. 3 at the 7 a.m. mass at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, an emergency arose that required the assistance of an EMT unit... Read More
“It was Jan. 2, 2016 at approximately 12:30 p.m. when Quint 20 responded to my parent’s house... Read More
“On Dec. 2, 2015, my 80-year-old father was travelling from his home in Chaparral to El Paso when he had a medical emergency... Read More