Communication Gets Some K9 Love

The CISD Dog Team from San Antonio paid our comms center a visit to show them some love from the pups. About LCC Comfort Dog Ministry Launched in August 2008, the Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry is a national human-care ministry embracing the unique, calming nature and skills of purebred Golden Retrievers. LCC K-9…

Pictures from the Line: Week of June 10th

On Monday, June 10th, the EPFD assisted EPPD and CBP on a recovery operation at the canal. Below are some photos shared by Captain Jones – ROC 31. The Water Rescue team got a chance to practice their Rope rescue skill over this month. The training involves cool heads and the phrase don’t look down….

Pictures from the Line: Joint Training with Sunland Park

Last week, EPFD and Sunland Park Fire crews performed a joint training exercise. By familiarizing with each others procedures and apparatus, crews know exactly what to do in the case of a situation that requires a joint response to keep our communities safe.Photos by EPFD Capt. Salmeron.

Dumpster Truck Fire at High Ridge

A few minutes ago, EPFD crews contained a garbage truck fire at the 6000 block of High Ridge. No injuries reported. EPPD is assisting at the scene. Photos by Capt. Salmeron

MDA Fill the Boot 2019

Is that time of the year again! Crews are out there at the intersections filling out their boots to support the MDA. Check out this year’s pictures. This post will be updated as more pictures are captured.

USAR Training

Yesterday, USAR Team members from SR11, L5, HM1, and Batt. 2 B Shift, participated in a training simulation in which they had to rescue an unconscious patient at a Water Treatment Facility. Readiness and top training and skills are a priority for the #EPFD in order to be ready for our community at a moment’s…

Pictures from the line: Condition 1 Fire at Missouri Ave

Yesterday, crews responded to a Condition 1 Apartment fire at the 700 block of Missouri Ave. Firefighters were able to rescue 3 puppies. 2 adult dogs passed due to smoke inhalation. No injuries reported. Investigators determined the fire was caused by an electrical outlet in one of the bedrooms. Damage is estimated at $10,000. Pictures…

Condition 2 at Peerless Place

Last night, #EPFD crews responded to a Condition 2 Fire at the 3500 block of Peerless Place (Dos Santos Apts.). Firefighters evacuated 12 apartments and put out a fire that damaged several apartments. No injuries were reported. Investigators are currently working to determine the cause of the fire and the estimated damages to the structure.

Career Day at Mesa Vista Elementary

This morning, crews from Station 24 made a visit to Mesa Vista Elementary for Career Day. The young leopards had a chance to explore life in the fire service.  Needless to say, they had a great day, check out the video below! If someone you knows would like a visit to their school or community event,…

Condition 2 at Mamie

This morning, EPFD crews responded to reports of a Condition 2 Fire at the 700 block of Mamie Rd. A person was found unconscious outside the structure and was transported in serious condition due to smoke inhalation. Investigators determined that the structure was a total loss. According to the latest reports, the cause of the…