The El Paso Fire Department would like to thank the Tunnel to the Towers foundation for the great act of kindness they did in support of the family of one of our brothers that tragically passed away 2 years ago. In honor of the anniversary of the September 11th attacks, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation…
Free Ribeye for First Responders
The Edge of Texas is offering free 6oz Ribeyes for all first responders on Sept. 11 from Noon to 1700. Simply show your badge/ID at the location.
Vehicle Extrication 21s
This afternoon, Station 21 crews practiced their vehicle extrication skills. By simulating different situations and practicing on different types of vehicles, crews ensure they are ready for real-life emergencies.
UTEP 9/11 Stair Climb
This morning, members of the El Paso Fire Department, Sergeant Major’s Academy, CBP, EPPD, the 4-27 Field Artillery Regiment, EPSCO, and the Mesilla Valley Fire Department participated in a Memorial Stair Climb at the Sun Bowl. Participants paid tribute to fallen FDNY firefighters by walking the equivalent of the 110 stories of the World Trade…
HAZMAT at San Antonio Ave
Last night, during a routine business inspection, the El Paso Fire Marshal’s Office discovered a large amount of hazardous materials stored in unsafe containers in a business at the 1100 block of East San Antonio Avenue. The El Paso Fire Department activated a Hazardous Materials response due to the potential environmental and public safety hazards…
COMSAR at Tom Mays Park
Earlier, the Combined Search and Rescue Team, comprised of members from the EPFD, EPPD, and Texas State Park, responded to a report of an injured individual on Mundy’s Gap. Crews successfully rescued and transported the patient to medical care.
MVA Rescue at Border HWY
Earlier this morning, EPFD crews responded to reports of a vehicle that drove off the Border HWY and into the canal. EPFD transported one patient with minor injuries. A few minutes ago, the vehicle was recovered with the help of a wrecker. EPPD is investigating the incident.
Passing of District Chief Bill J. White
It is with a heavy heart that we inform of the passing of District Chief Bill J. White. District Chief Bill J. White, 93 was born June 26, 1929 and passed August 17, 2022. A transplant to El Paso during the great depression Chief White graduated from El Paso High School, honorably served in the…
Condition 2 Fire at Montana Ave.
This morning, EPFD crews responded to a Condition 2 fire at Blue Diamond Shirts on Montana Ave. Crews quickly contained the fire and rescued an individual from the building, the patient was checked at the scene for minor injuries. The incident is under investigation.
Nike First Responder Discount
Nike is offering a 10% discount for first responders and medical professionals. This discount can only be used online or via the app. The receive it, simply visit the website below and register. Once your status is verified (takes about 15-20 minutes), you’ll receive an email with your discount code. https://www.nike.com/help/a/first-responder-discount