• October 25, 2020

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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

El Paso Fire Department to hold Medal Day 2019 Ceremony

For over 130 years, the El Paso Fire Department’s brave men and women have demonstrated their willingness to serve others with their steadfast courage, selflessness, and bold commitment to pursuing a safer future for our community.  Each year, the Medal Day ceremony gives our organization the opportunity to reflect on and honor all that the […]Read More

El Paso Fire Department participates in Fire Prevention Week

The El Paso Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)—the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years—to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” The campaign works to educate everyone about the small but important […]Read More

El Paso Fire Department to host Car Seat Inspection Event

As part of the National Child Passenger Safety Board’s Child Passenger Safety Week, the El Paso Fire Department is hosting a Car Seat Inspection Event. The event is set for September 19th from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the EPFD’s Safety, Health and Outreach Center. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 59 […]Read More

EPFD hiring Public Safety Communicator Trainees

On Friday, officials with the El Paso Fire Department announced that they are now accepting applications for Public Safety Communicator Trainees through August 15, 2019. Public Safety Communicators process emergency and non-emergency telephone calls and dispatch, monitor, and coordinate activities of emergency personnel (police, fire and medical) using a multi-channel radio system and a computer-aided […]Read More

El Paso Fire Department, Animal Services team up to help

The El Paso Fire Department and El Paso Animal Services are collaborating once again to help keep pets in their home, and out of the animal shelter. All 34 fire stations in El Paso now have the capability to assist residents who find a lost pet by scanning the animal for a microchip. Animal Services […]Read More

EPFD, Drowning Prevention Coalition set to hold ‘May Day CPR’

According to the American Heart Association, about 70 percent cardiac arrests happen away from hospitals. CPR, especially if performed immediately, can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim’s chance of survival. To that end, the El Paso Fire Department and the Drowning Prevention Coalition of El Paso will host a free May Day CPR Event […]Read More