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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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Rope Rescue Training
From Nov. 7 through Nov. 18, members of the El Paso Fire Department participated in a rope rescue training. The 80-hour training covered all aspects and requirement set by the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) concerning individual and team rope-rescue skills as well as equipment specifications. Read More
Hearts of Courage
On Monday Nov. 14, the El Paso Fire Department honored pediatric patients at Providence Children's Hospital as honorary firefighters. The annual event for children battling cancer and other chronic diseases honors the memory of 6-year-old Jose Eduardo Licon whose wish was to grow up to be a firefighter. He lost his fight in 1998, but his memory lives on through this annual event. Read More
Rescue 32 honored
It is rare for firefighters to know the outcome of their patients once they transfer care to a hospital. It is even rarer for them to actually meet them after they are discharged from the hospital. But on Nov. 11, that's exactly what happened when FST Donald Quinn and FF Paulino Simental got to meet Mahlon Miller, a patient who suffered a life-threatening motorcycle accident on July 3. Read More
Eastwood Shattered Dreams
On Nov. 9, the El Paso Fire Department participated in a "Shattered Dreams" anti-drunk driving event at Eastwood High School. Over 500 members of the senior class watched a dramatic demonstration of the tragic effects that drunk driving can have on the lives of the people it effects. With the cooperation from several area agencies, a detailed accident scene was created to show how a drunk driving incident unfolds. Read More
On Nov. 2, Community Risk Reduction conducted a large-scale fire drill at the Chase building. High-rise occupancy type building are required by the fire code to have at least one supervised fire drill annually. The fire drill at the Chase building involved over 550 people. A few weeks earlier, the division also performed a similar drill in the Wells Fargo building for over 650 people. Both building are managed by Borderplex Realty Trust. Read More
Condition 2 - 100 Founders
El Paso, Texas – At approximately 1:49 p.m. on Saturday Dec. 3, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to a condition 2 fire at the 100 block of Founders Bvld. when employees of the business called 9-1-1. Upon arriving on the scene at 1:57 p.m., crews found smoke coming from the back of the building. Firefighters began to simultaneously fight the fire and search for employees inside the business.
Condition 1 - 3100 Dyer
El Paso, Texas – At approximately 2:30 p.m. on Thursday Dec. 1, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to a fire at the 3100 block of Dyer St. when neighbors saw flames and called 9-1-1. Upon arriving on the scene at 2:33 p.m., crews found a two-story house fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters began to simultaneously fight the fire and search for occupants inside the structure.
Class 92 Graduation
El Paso, Texas – To honor countless hours of study, preparation and months of sacrifice, the El Paso Fire Department will be graduating 13 new firefighters at a Graduation Ceremony, today Dec. 1 at 4 p.m. at the Firefighters Hall located at 3112 Forney Ln.
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, blood pressure and glucose screenings to patients 18 and older, colorectal screening kits to patients 50 and over and pneumonia vaccines to those 65 and older, will start again in December at the following locations and times:
Condition 3 - Piedras Rosa
El Paso, Texas – At approximately 3:54 a.m. on Tuesday Nov. 29, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to a fire at the 100 block of San Marcial St. when passers-by saw flames and called 9-1-1. Upon arriving on the scene at 3:59 a.m., crews found two buildings fully engulfed in flames, one at the 100 block of N. Piedras St., and the other at the 2900 block of Rosa Ave. Firefighters began to simultaneously fight the fire and search for occupants inside the structures.
Amazing Response Time
My 82-year-old mother had a little blood sugar issue and had to go to the ER... Read More
Battalion 4 Praise
St. Raphael Catholic School would like to thank the EPFD for making our Red Ribbon/Fire Safety Celebration a success on 10/20/16... Read More
Help at Famous Daves
I wanted to informed you of how grateful my family and I were for the first-rate display of professionalism the Fire Department team demonstrated to us on Sunday, Sept. 4, when my daughter became suddenly ill while we dined at Famous Dave's on Airway... Read More
Oven Fire Help
Thank you for having helped us with an oven fire... Read More
Thanks from Heartbroken Grandma
Last Friday was a life changing day for me and our family. I lost my two grandbabies and their little cousin... Read More
Praise for Station 26
I just wanted to let you know that your firemen were extremely wonderful this past weekend... Read More
Praise for Station 18
This morning at 3:30 a.m. an irrigation canal in District 7 overflowed and severely flooded several homes. The Fire Department (Station 18 and Battalion 4) responded within minutes of the first call... Read More
Thanks to Stations 7 and 27
A big thank you to the guys at Stations 7 and 27 today who transported my grandfather twice... Read More