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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

    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

    Condition 2 fire at 8000 block of Cook

    Fire Department
    At approximately 12:07 p.m. on Friday December 15, 2017, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to the 8000 Block of Cook Dr. for a Condition 2 fire.

    Put a Freeze on Winter Fires

    Fire Department
    With temperatures expected to significantly drop this winter, the El Paso Fire Department encourages the community to take special care when using heaters to warm up their homes.

    Protect your Water Pipes from freezing

    Fire Department
    El Paso, Texas – As temperatures continue to drop, the El Paso Fire Department would like to remind the public to protect their water pipes from freezing.

    Free flu vaccines to the uninsured

    Fire Department
    The El Paso Fire Department is encouraging the community to take advantage of the popular Vaccinations for Health program, which is a successful part of the Medicaid Waiver Program.

    Holiday Light Decor Hazards

    Fire Department
    Throughout the years, U.S. fire departments have responded to an estimated average of 840 home structure fires per year that began with decorations, excluding Christmas trees.

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Praises

    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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