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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

    Summer Camp 2018

    We are excited to offer this unique opportunity for local youth to gain an understanding of fire and life safety issues while developing valuable skills used in search and rescue operations, teambuilding skills, and become an advocate for safety and the El Paso Fire Department. Read More

    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

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Press Releases

    Firefighter Class 94

    Fire Department
    The El Paso Fire Department will be hosting its Firefighter Class 94 Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, May 31st, 2018.

    EPFD to Host Ceremony to Welcoming Newest Ambulance to Department Fleet

    Fire Department
    The El Paso Fire Department is proud to announce that the department’s newest ambulance is ready to join the City’s fleet. A “Wet-Down” ceremony will be held to welcome it into service, and the community is invited to participate by helping spray down the ambulance.

    Statement on Ciudad Juarez Fire

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    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

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    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.

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Praises

    Sincerely thank all of you

    I want to sincerely thank all of you for the work you do on a daily basis. Read More

    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

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