• November 28, 2021

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EPFD Donates Rescue Unit to Small Town in Chihuahua

On Tuesday, Mayor Dee Margo and the City Council, authorized the El Paso Fire Department (EPFD) to donate a Rescue Unit to the town of Janos, in Chihuahua, Mexico. Via their Facebook page, EPFD officials say the donated rescue unit is a 21-year-old vehicle that was no longer in service in El Paso, but can still […]Read More

TxDoT, El Paso Fire Department Partner for Child Safety Seat

The Texas Department of Transportation El Paso District is partnering with Las Palmas Life Care Center and the El Paso Fire Department to offer two child safety seat checks as part of National Child Passenger Safety Week. “Having a child safety seat isn’t enough,” said TxDOT Traffic Safety Specialist Monica O’Kane. “There are age specific […]Read More

El Paso Fire Department Hiring Firefighter Trainees

The El Paso Fire Department will be accepting applications for Firefighter Trainee starting on Thursday, August 2, 2018. Via a news release, EPFD officials shared, “We are actively seeking qualified candidates who are committed to providing the highest level of service to the El Paso community.” The application deadline is August 9, 2018 at 11:59 […]Read More

EPFD, Drowning Coalition Partner for Free CPR Event at El

The El Paso Fire Department, Price’s Creameries, and the ​Drowning Prevention Coalition of El Paso will host a free May Day CPR Event on Saturday, May 19. The El Paso Fire Department and the Drowning Prevention Coalition of El Paso, will provide free Hands-Only CPR training. Organizers say there will also be family fun with […]Read More

EPFD Fleet Among the Best in the Nation, Only Fire

The National Association of Fleet Administrators Institute recognized the City of El Paso’s Fire Department Fleet Maintenance division as one of 2018’s 100 Best Fleets in the Americas. “I applaud the Fire Department for receiving another well-deserved recognition,” said City Manager Tommy Gonzalez.  “The Department’s continued efforts to enhance operations and provide the best services […]Read More

EPFD Reminds Residents about Free Smoke Alarm Program

According to the National Fire Protection Association, three of every five home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms. Properly working smoke alarms can provide people with early warnings that can mean a difference between life and death when evacuating from a fire. The El Paso Fire Department Fire Prevention Division […]Read More

El Paso Fire Department Hiring Certified Firefighter Trainees

The El Paso Fire Department will be accepting applications for approximately two weeks for Certified Firefighter Trainee starting Friday, January 12, 2018. Selected candidates will go through a paid, eight-week Training Academy, earning $13.95 an hour.  Upon completion of the academy, trainees will be promoted to Firefighter, starting at $40,268.87 annually. Qualified applicants are encouraged […]Read More

New EPFD “Firefighters and Furry Friends” Calendar on Sale

Officials with the Department of Animal Services and the El Paso Fire Department announced Tuesday that the 2018 edition of the “Firefighters and Furry Friends” calendar has arrived and is now on sale. The community can purchase their copies of this joint-department calendar at the Animal Services Shelter, located at 5001 Fred Wilson, or at […]Read More

Vaccinations for Health Program Clinic Dates set for December

The El Paso Fire Department is encouraging the community to take advantage of the popular Vaccinations for Health program, which is a successful part of the Medicaid Waiver Program. Vaccinations for Health provides free blood pressure, glucose screenings and ColoCARE kits to patients 18 and older.  Residents that do not have medical insurance can also […]Read More

Clash of the Titans Returns this Weekend

It’s time for an action-packed weekend of “Clash of the Titans IX” boxing. Once again, the men and women of local area law enforcement agencies will come together and battle it out in the ring. This sweet science showdown will feature twenty bouts between Sheriff’s Office Deputies, Police Officers, Firefighters, EMTs, Correctional Officers and members […]Read More

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