• March 1, 2021

Tags : EPFD

El Paso Fire, Health Departments announce November Dates for Free

The program “Vaccinations for Health” that teams up the El Paso Fire Department with the El Paso Health Department to provide free vaccines and medical check ups returns this month. Officials say influenza vaccines, blood pressure and glucose screenings to patients 18 and older, colorectal screening kits to patients 50 and over and pneumonia vaccines […]Read More

Irvin Student creates PSA video for El Paso Fire Department

Irvin senior Josh Roman created a professional public service announcement for the El Paso Fire Department to use to urge drivers to be cautious and aware of emergency vehicles en route to calls. Carlos Briano, the department’s spokesman, reached out to Irvin High School’s journalism department for student talent to develop the PSA. “I heard […]Read More

El Paso Fire Department Hiring Communicator Trainees

The El Paso Fire Department is 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. The ideal candidates will have a high school diploma or […]Read More

El Paso FD to Host Hands-Only CPR Event Saturday

In conjunction with three schools of the Ysleta Independent School District and the El Paso Masonic Family, the El Paso Fire Department will be teaching hands-only CPR to the public on Saturday Aug. 20 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge Hall parking lot located at 1808 Hunter Dr. “We wanted to […]Read More

El Paso Fire Department Hiring Communicator Trainees

Beginning at midnight Thursday, 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. The ideal candidates will […]Read More

EPFD Firefighters return from live-fire training in Utah

El Paso Firefighters headed north for specialized training in Utah, keeping their skills sharp when it comes to fighting an aircraft fire. Station 32, also known as the Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Division (ARFF), went to Salt Lake City, Utah for their annual live fire training. “ARFF firefighters are required to participate in an annual […]Read More

EPFD approved for re-accreditation

After review of the required Annual Compliance Report submitted by the El Paso Fire Department in June of 2015, the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) has accepted our report and recommended the El Paso Fire Department for re-accreditation. The CFAI/Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE) provides the only accreditation program for fire service organizations […]Read More

Local Boy Scouts celebrate Order of the Arrow

Hundreds of El Paso Scouts gathered at the Chamizal National Memorial Park to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow, the Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. To commemorate the event, the El Paso Fire Department flew a flag display for the group’s Pledge of Allegiance. “We recorded a little […]Read More