• March 1, 2021

Tags : EPFD

El Paso Fire Fighters Fill the Boot Campaign Starts Thursday

El Paso Fire Fighters are set to kick off the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) this Thursday, May 18 in efforts to find urgently needed treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases that severely limit strength and mobility. El Paso Electric officials start the […]Read More

EPFD Mechanics Recognized by the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence

El Paso Fire Department mechanics have earned Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition as prescribed by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of vehicle repair and service by means of voluntary testing and certification for automotive repair and service professionals. To be eligible for this recognition, […]Read More

City Manager Appoints Fire Chief for El Paso Fire Department

El Paso City Manager Tommy Gonzalez announced that he has appointed Mario D’Agostino as Fire Chief of the El Paso Fire Department. “Chief D’Agostino has done an exceptional job as Interim Fire Chief. When asked to submit a 100-day plan for the Fire Department, he demonstrated tremendous initiative in the areas of staffing, prevention programs […]Read More

El Paso Fire Department Accepting Applications for Public Safety Communicator

Beginning at midnight Thursday, March 2nd, the El Paso Fire Department will be accepting applications for Public Safety Communicator Trainees. 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 dispatch (CAD) system. “We are […]Read More

EPFD, Health Departments announce March Dates for Free Flu Vaccines

The program “Vaccinations for Health” that teams up the El Paso Fire Department with the El Paso Health Department to provide free influenza, blood pressure and glucose screenings to patients 18 and older, colorectal screening kits to patients 50 and over and pneumonia vaccines to those 65 and older, will start again in March at […]Read More

El Paso Fire Department: Hands-only CPR Can Save Lives

Heart disease is the number 1 killer of Texans, with four out of five cardiac arrests occurring at home. Often times, friends, family or colleagues are the first by-standers when these medical emergencies occur. By having the majority of the populace trained in hands-only CPR, important medical intervention can occur while first-responders arrive. “The emphasis […]Read More

EPFD, El Paso Health Dept continue “Vaccinations for Health” in

The program “Vaccinations for Health” that teams up the El Paso Fire Department with the El Paso Health Department to provide free influenza, blood pressure and glucose screenings to patients 18 and older, colorectal screening kits to patients 50 and over and pneumonia vaccines to those 65 and older, will start again in February at […]Read More

EPFD Reminds Drivers: Pull to the Right

The El Paso Fire Department would like to remind the public that when an emergency vehicle pulls up behind you with lights and sirens on, it is important to move to the right. EPFD officials say, “It is important to remember that personnel are responding to an emergency, and lives and property are in the balance.” […]Read More

EPFD, Department of Health’s 1st Vaccinations for Health set for

The program “Vaccinations for Health” that team the El Paso Fire Department with the El Paso Health Department to provide free influenza, blood pressure and glucose screenings to patients 18 and older, colorectal screening kits to patients 50 and over and pneumonia vaccines to those 65 and older, will start again in January. “There’s no […]Read More

Chihuahuas Foundation, EPFD & Operation Santa Partner Once Again for

The El Paso Chihuahuas Foundation and the El Paso Fire Department present “Paws for Presents” for the third year, a holiday toy drive assisting Operation Santa, a Fort Bliss-based charity. The drive will run from Thursday, December 1st through Saturday, December 24th. The Chihuahuas and the Fire Department request all gifts be new and not […]Read More