El Dorade Fire Department Battles Manure “Fire” (Click title to see more)

El Dorado Fire and Rescue Service members responded to a smoke check south of El Dorado Monday night June 13. What they found was a field of horse manure that was spontaneously burning. It turns out that if conditions are just right (warm enough and dry enough), horse manure can and will ignite! While there were small spots […]

El Dorado Assists Hondo in Dousing “Las Vegas” Fire – Click this title to see more

A wildfire broke out about 2PM on Mother’s Day along Old Las Vegas Highway in the Canoncito area. Fire departments from El Dorado, Hondo, Glorietta, Galisteo, Agua Fria, La Cienega, and Turquoise Trail along with resources from the City of Santa Fe and State Forestry battled the fire until dark. El Dorado provided 7 firefighters, two […]

El Dorado helps Hondo fight 3 acre brush fire – Click here for more

The El Dorado Fire and Rescue Service assisted the Hondo Volunteer Fire Department, the City of Santa Fe Fire Department, and various other local county fire departments in controlling and extinquishing a 3 acre brush fire in a junk yard south  of St Francis Road on Saturday April 2, 2011.  Smoke from the fire could be seen for […]

Propane Tank Fire Simulation Training – Click this title to see more.

Members of the El Dorado, Hondo, Galisteo, and Glorieta Volunteer Fire Departments participated in a "Propane Tree" training exercise at the El Dorado Station 1 on 23 March 2011. A tree-looking device was used to simulate a propane tank fire, complete with an actual propane fire with flames reaching 30 feet into the sky.  The […]

El Dorado and Hondo Fight Wildland Fire June 2010 – Click this title to see more

Members of the El Dorado Fire and Rescue Service assisted Hondo Volunter Fire Department in putting down a wildland fire just off of Old Las Vegas Highway on June 7, 2010. The fire was confined to a few acres but quick action by the two departments prevented it from  becoming a major fire.   Click […]

Glorieta Structure Fire – 4/1/2010 – Click this title to see more.

El Dorado Fire and Rescue Service provided 3 people , an Engine, and a water tender in helping the Glorieta VFD knock down a fire in a trailer home in the afternoon of April 1, 2010.  The home was in a non-hydranted area so water had to be shuttled in from 3 miles away.The home was a total loss. When […]

Single car Motor Vehicle Accident on 285 – Click this title to see more

EFRS and M80 personnel provided traffic control and medical support for a single van rollover accident on US285 south of Lamy on Friday February 28. No one was seriously injured. Traffic was reduced to one lane while the investigation occured and until the vehicle could be towed away.       

Motor Vehicle Accident – Moya Road – Click this title to see more on this event

El Dorado Fire and Rescue responded to a one-car MVA on Moya Road. A truck veered off of Ave Vista Grande, crossed over to the back yard of a house on Moya Road, penetrated a stucco wall and stopped when it hit the back wall  of the house. The driver suffered minor injuries and was […]

Motor Vehicle Accident – Gavilan Rd.(click this title to see more about this event)

Periodically, EFRS members respond to a motor vehicle accident in El Dorado or on US285. Members are called upon to do many tasks including extricating and treating patients who may have been in the vehicle, extinguishing vehicle fires that may result, directing traffic, and cleaning up after the accident.  This MVA was a one car accident on Gavilan […]

Jacinto Fire – 8 April 2009 (click this title to see more)

The alarm for this call came in at 7:45 AM. Around two dozen volunteers and about 10 pieces of apparatus from El Dorado and surrounding areas responded. The garage and kitchen were fully involved in flames. The flames were knocked down within an hour and crews spent until 4:30 PM assuring the fire was totally out […]

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