EPFD Timeline

Ebbetts Pass Fire Protection District History
April 1

EPFD Awarded Assistance to Firefighters Grant

 EPFD Receives Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) of $15,714.29 to purchase industrial equipment to clean and dry firefighting coats, pants, boots, and gloves.

January 27

EPFD Purchases New Utility Vehicle

Ebbetts Pass Fire District purchased new pickup truck to replace aging Battalion Chief vehicle.

October 7

EPFD Installs New storage Area for Life Vests

New storage shed allows for better public access to vests from life vest loan program as well as adding protection to vests to increase their useful life.

July 14

EPFD Purchases New UTV

New utility vehicle equipped with tracks as well as tires and a larger cab was put to good use during winter storms assisting with rescue calls.

July 1

EPFD Awarded Community Power Resilience Program Grant

Ebbetts Pass Fire District receives $9,000 from Community Power Resilience Program Grant to purchase replacement standby generator for Station 3.

May 1

EPFD Awarded Office of Traffic Safety Grant

Ebbetts Pass Fire District receives $74,000 from Office of Traffic Safety -EMS Grant (OTS) to purchase extrication rescue equipment.

August 7

EPFD Purchases New Ambulance

Ambulance M435 was purchased using funds raised by Measure A in 2019.

July 1

EPFD Awarded Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant

Ebbetts Pass Fire District receives $19,635 grant from Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) to purchase needed radio equipment.

January 1

EPFD Add Additional Staff

    With funds from Measure A, Ebbetts Pass Fire District was able to hire additional staff to enhance services to our community. The additional hiring of 3 firefighter paramedics augments each shift with one additional person. The additional person works on the type 1 fire engine to help suppress fires more effectively and can staff an additional ambulance when needed.

    December 17

    Board Member Takes Office

    Peter Neal joined board of directors and is still currently serving.

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    Community programs

    From CPR Classes & LifeJacket Loan Programs to our Vial-of-Life Project, the Ebbetts Pass Fire District offers many beneficial programs for our community.

    Fire Prevention

    Fire prevention starts with you. Creating a "defensible space", having functioning fire extinguishers & smoke detectors, campfire safety and much more.