Earlier this morning, EPFD crews responded to a fire in a commercial building at the 1400 block of Vanderbilt Dr. Crews worked to knock down the fire and prevent it to extend to additional structures. A total of 13 units and 34 firefighters responded to the incident. An investigation is underway to determine the cause…
National IT Day – Sept 27
Everyone knows that 9-1-1 can never go down. That is the mindset of the IT professionals who work for the El Paso County 911 District that keep El Paso’s public safety systems going 24/7. Agencies like the El Paso Fire Department rely on these systems to stay connected to the community when they call for…
Class 98 – Week 5
5th Week of Class 98 – The group is now learning and polishing lifesaving patient ventilation techniques. Follow Class 98 on their way to become El Paso Firefighters every Friday on the EPFD’s Firewire, Facebook, Youtube, and Instagram accounts.
Condition 4 at Emory Rd
A few days ago, EPFD crews contained a Condition 4 brush fire at Emory Rd. Crews were able to knock down the massive fire before it caused major damage to the residences or injuries do the residents.
Condition 2 Fire at Skyview Apts
A couple of hours ago, EPFD crews responded to a Condition 2 fire at the Skyview Apts on Alameda Ave. Firefighters quickly put a stop to the fire and kept the fire within the apartment of origin. No injuries reported at this time.
Pictures from the Line: Rope Rescue Training
Training is key to maintain our permanent readiness state. This week, special rescue crews from P11 and Station 28 performed rope rescue training. This ensures that our firefighters are always prepared for whatever emergency might come their way. Photos by FST Ames P11-C
PAC Gifts Available at L51
2019 PAC Members limited edition blankets are still available for pick up at your L51 store. blankets are also available for purchase but the numbers are limited. Call the Erika if you have any questions @ 915-598-8117
Services for Lt. Flores
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/ElPasoFire/videos/158584732489772 The ceremony will be live streamed on this page as soon as the services begin. Please refresh the page on January the 20th at 1230. Lieutenant Ruben Flores was born on October 7, 1965 and passed away on January 9, 2021 at the age of 55. He joined the Fire Department June of…
Well Connected Responders
New to Customer Service by Phone? If over-the-phone customer service is new to you, you’ll discover new challenges. Veteran telephone customer service employees have some advice. One piece is to avoid reacting emotionally—it may be easier to react to antagonism when you are aided by the anonymity and distance that embolden an irate customer. Try…
Pictures from the Line: Tanker Rollover at Trowbridge
Yesterday, EPFD crews responded to a tanker rollover at Gateway West at Trowbridge. Firefighters secured the zone while the vehicle was safely removed. No injuries were reported. Photos by EPFD FF Hermosillo