• Condition 2 - 100 Camille

    8/26/2016

    El Paso, Texas – At approximately 10:37 p.m. on Thursday Aug. 25, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to a condition 2 fire at the 100 block of Camille Dr. when a resident saw smoke and called 9-1-1. Upon arriving on the scene at 10:40 p.m., crews found heavy flames coming from the bottom floor of one of the buildings in an apartment complex. Firefighters began to simultaneously fight the fire and search for occupants in the complex. Firefighters evacuated all tenants in that one building and continued to fight the fire.

  • Second travel-related case of Zika serves as a reminder for those visiting affected areas

    8/25/2016

    EL PASO, Texas - The City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) announced today the confirmation of the second travel-related case of Zika virus in the area. A non-pregnant woman tested positive for the virus following travel to Puerto Rico. The island has been identified as a Zika affected area where active mosquito transmission of Zika is currently taking place. “This individual spent a week in this affected area and started showing symptoms shortly after returning to El Paso on August 17th,” said Robert Resendes, Public Health Director. “This person has since self-isolated, but this latest case is another reminder to the community to protect themselves, especially when traveling to highly affected areas.”

  • Condition 2 - 400 Yandell

    8/25/2016

    El Paso, Texas – At approximately 11:57 a.m. on Thursday Aug. 25, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to a condition 2 fire at the 400 block of W. Yandell Dr. when neighbors saw flames from a unit of an apartment complex and called 9-1-1. Upon arriving on the scene at 12:01 p.m., crews found smoke coming from window of the complex. Firefighters began to simultaneously fight the fire and search for occupants in the complex. Firefighters evacuated all tenants and continued to fight the fire.

  • Playground Fire Arrest

    8/25/2016

    El Paso, Texas – The El Paso Fire Department, with the assistance of Crime Stoppers of El Paso, announces today that the investigation regarding a playground fire at the 7900 block of Santa Monica Ct. has led to the arrest of a 12-year-old male juvenile. The juvenile was taken into custody on Aug. 23 and was charged with violation of Texas Penal Code Offense 28.03 – Criminal Mischief 1st Degree Felony.

  • ComSAR - Ron Coleman Trail

    8/23/2016

    El Paso, Texas – At approximately 8:31 p.m. on Monday Aug. 22, the El Paso Fire Department was dispatched to the Ron Coleman Trail inside the Franklin Mountain State Park when a hiker at the top of the trail called 9-1-1. The first unit arrived on the scene at 8:41 p.m. and could not see the light the hiker was flashing. The Combined Search and Rescue team was immediately dispatched to reach the hiker.

  • West Nile Cases Total 3 So Far this Season

    8/23/2016

    EL PASO, Texas – While the City of El Paso Department of Public Health continues to remind residents that preventing mosquito bites can help prevent the Zika virus, officials announced another case of West Nile virus in the area. The patient is a man in his early 40’s who lives in San Elizario. He is currently recovering from the neuro-invasive form of the disease. “We know that less than one percent of those infected will develop this more serious form of the disease,” said Fernando Gonzalez, Lead Epidemiologist. “But we need to remember that there is the possibility of developing a serious neurologic illness such as encephalitis or meningitis” (inflammation of the brain or surrounding tissues).

  • Registered Sex Offender Arrested After Exposing Himself to a Child

    8/23/2016

    Detectives with the Crimes Against Children unit arrested a registered sex offender after he exposed himself to a child inside a Family Dollar store...

  • Update Registered Sex Offender Arrested After Exposing Himself to a Child

    8/23/2016

    52-year old Paul Patrick Siqueiros was charged with indecency with a child by exposure, a felony offense not indecent exposure, a misdemeanor offense as initially reported...

  • UPDATE Mug Shot of Individual Arrested in Westside Murder Released

    8/23/2016

    The Crimes Against Person (CAP) unit is at a point in this investigation to release the mug shot of 17-year old Marco Antonio NAVA...

  • Driver Crashes Into Police Car at Construction Site

    8/22/2016

    A driver plowed into the rear of a police car stationed at a TX DOT freeway construction area closing off the freeway...

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