• May 24, 2022

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EPFD hosts donation sites for Center Against Sexual and Family

This week, the El Paso Fire Department will host three donation sites for the Center Against Sexual and Family Violence back-to-school initiative between July 20th and 22nd. “Families at our shelter often enter not knowing how long they will stay,” CASFV officials shared. “We hope with the help of our shelter staff and generous donations, our […]Read More

Texas Gas Service, EPFD share cold weather tips, carbon monoxide

Texas Gas Service is teaming up with the El Paso Fire Department to share Carbon Monoxide awareness and safety tips. “Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless and tasteless gas created by the incomplete or improper burning of fuel and can occur any time of year,” said Matt Carlquist, safety and health manager for Texas Gas […]Read More

EPFD reminds residents to be safe via Fire Prevention Week

Each year, the El Paso Fire Department joins fire departments nationwide for the Fire Prevention Week campaign and this year’s focus is Fire Safety in the Kitchen. “The campaign works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe,” EPFD shared. According to NFPA, cooking […]Read More

EPFD’s ‘Fill the Boot’ campaign for MDA goes virtual

Due to the concerns about in-person fundraising, the IAFF and MDA have created a virtual Fill the Boot to continue funding research for treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, ALS, and neuromuscular diseases. For over 66 years, Firefighters across the nation have helped the Muscular Dystrophy Association by collecting funds at intersections for local communities. […]Read More

Bass Pro Shops founder to donate one million face masks

Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris is personally donating one million FDA-approved ASTM Level 1 Procedure Face Masks to healthcare workers and first responders working on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis across the United States. In El Paso, El Paso Fire Department and Emergency Services will receive 4,000 face masks.  “We are extremely […]Read More

EPFD Fleet honored as one of the Best in the

The National Association of Fleet Administrators Institute recognized the City of El Paso’s Fire Department Fleet Maintenance Division, for the third consecutive year, as one of 2020’s 100 Best Fleets in the Americas. “Our Logistics staff is a team of professionals. They have set remarkable standards that they continue to set even higher every year,” […]Read More

EPFD to host ceremony welcoming two new units into Fire

The El Paso Fire Department is proud to announce that the department’s newest units, Quint 28 and Rescue 28, are ready to join the City’s existing fleet. A “Wetdown” ceremony will be held to welcome both units, and the community is invited to participate by helping spray it down. This type of ceremony is a fire department […]Read More

EPFD Vaccinations Program extended through Spring

As the Public Health Department recently reported that El Paso flu cases are up nearly 90 percent from the last flu season, the El Paso Fire Department has extended their Vaccinations for Health program through March. Officials with the El Paso Fire Department are encouraging the community to take advantage of the popular Vaccinations for Health program. […]Read More

EPFD Vaccinations For Health Program underway

The El Paso Fire Department is encouraging the community to take advantage of the popular Vaccinations for Health program. Vaccinations for Health provides free influenza, blood pressure and glucose screenings to individuals 18 and older, and pneumonia vaccines to those 65 and older. The service is FREE to residents of El Paso and Hudspeth County […]Read More