This morning, EPFD Special Rescue crews responded to a report of an individual falling 15ft into an empty water tank. Crews successfully rescued the patient and transported him to medical care in stable condition. This call also marked the last call for Kiki Mendoza before his retirement. Thank you for everything sir, best of luck…
Marathon Petroleum Live-Fire Training
This week, EPFD crews trained with Marathon Petroleum’s Emergency Response Team on live-fire scenarios simulating an incident at the refinery. With these training sessions, EPFD crews can be prepared in case of an emergency at the facility while always practicing coordination with the ERT and detecting important areas of improvement so they can effectively respond…
Condition 3 Fire on N Carolina Dr
Last night, EPFD crews responded to a Condition 3 apartment fire on N Carolina Dr. Crews quickly knocked down the fire, preventing it from affecting the rest of the complex. One patient transported with moderate injuries. One subject in custody. Incident under investigation
FSTs Cordova, Mendoza and Ochoa Graduate from Basic Peace Officer Course
Last week, FST Art Cordova, FST Pascual Mendoza, and FST Rene Ochoa graduated from the Basic Peace Officer Course with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. The graduating class was composed of personnel from the Hudspeth County Sheriff’s Office, the El Paso Fire Department, Horizon City PD, and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. The…
FPM Wayne Baker Retires
Last Saturday, Fire Paramedic Baker retired after 20 years of service in the El Paso Fire Fire Department. A ceremony was held at Station 32 where he was handed the station flag at shift change and was presented with a gift from his fellow firefighters at the station. Thank you for your service FMP Baker….
2nd Alarm Fire at El Paso St
This morning, EPFD crews responded to a Second Alarm Fire at a Commercial Location on the 300 block of S El Paso St. 18 units and 50+ firefighters knocked down the fire and kept it contained to the origin structure. No injuries were reported. The incident is under investigation.
Class 98 Red Helmet Ceremony
After a year of hard work, class 98 traded their yellow helmets for red ones. The traditional red helmet ceremony symbolizes the passage from a probationary firefighter to a fully-fledged El Paso Fire Department Firefighter. Congratulations Class 98!
911 Comms Receives ACE Accreditation
Yesterday, 911 Communications unveiled its new plaque celebrating achieving an ACE Accreditation from the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch. An ACE designation is reserved for high-performing agencies that consistently put in the work to achieve excellence. It’s a distinguished award and badge of honor for those who go all-in to cultivate center-wide pride, teamwork, and…
20% Off at Dillard’s Nov. 30 & Dec. 1 (click to view flyer)
Dillard’s will be having their ‘Hero Appreciation Days’ on Wednesday, Nov. 30 and Thursday, Dec. 1. All firefighters, police officers and their families will receive 20% off on all purchases made during these two days!
Veterans of Foreign Wars 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
Last night, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 812 held a memorial ceremony honoring the lives of those lost at the World Trade Center and the members of the military lost during the operations in response to 9/11. During the ceremony, multiple local first responders were recognized, among them EPFD Firefighter of the Year Lieutenant…