Promotion Ceremony – Winter 2019

Last night, the EPFD honored 13 firefighters which recently promoted in rank.Every rank that a firefighter achieves has a history of work, study, and enormous effort. Congratulations ladies and gentlemen, your hard work and commitment are what makes this Fire Department a world-class organization.

Santa Claus Got a New Sleigh

Just the other day we heard that Santa’s reindeer were sick and used some of their sick leave to take some much need time off before the big day. L11 came to the rescue and gave him a ride. After being dropped off Santa thanked Ladder 11 for the ride and their service. Another win…

L51 2019 Member Christmas Party

El Paso Fire Fighters Local 51 cordially invites all members in good standing, retirees & their immediate families to the 2019 Member Christmas Party. Please join us for dinner, fellowship, door prizes, and pictures with Santa.

EPFD Hiring Certified FF Trainees

The El Paso Fire Department is currently accepting applications for Certified Firefighter Trainees. Applicants are required to have 24 post-secondary semester credit hours in any field of study with a minimum of 2.0 GPA, or at least two years of full-time, active military service with an honorable discharge and a High School diploma or GED….

New Medication Disposal Bags Available

The Fire Department has partnered with Aliviane Inc, a non-profit dedicated to prevent addictions in our community, to provide free prescription medication bags at all EPFD stations. During the press conference, Chief Kebschull spoke about how the bags work and how people can simply ask for them, and they will be provided, at no cost….

Accident on the Off-ramp at 601

FF Scruggs 0740 December 2, 2019, a silver SUV rolled over on the 601 Ironsides off-ramp on to the Global Reach exit. Both Fort Bliss and El Paso Fire departments were able to render aid. FF Scruggs was just by the scene and captured some images of the incident.

Those Guys

by Anthony Rowett Jr. Special thanks to Capt Maldonado and FST Reichardt for sharing the following content. It’s a phrase heard throughout the fire serve – those guys. Many times the phrase those guys are used in a negative manner to describe those firefighters who are always going the extra mile to try to improve…

Fire Safety Squad ASL Presentation

Ever since their debut in October the Fire Safety Squad has been gaining ground in popularity with elementary schools. The Demand is up and schools are trying to get booked next year. We were able to catch the second to the last show, at the Hillcrest Elementary school. The Safety Squad was going to have…

Lt. Isidro Rodriguez Retires

By FF Scruggs Lt. Isidro Rodriguez has retired from the EPFD after 27 years of service to our community. Thanks for all the hard work brother! We will miss you.