EFRS Participates in Dip Site Operations Training (Click this title to see more)

Wild land fires are typically fought on a variety of fronts. These include 1) boots on the ground with hand tools and wildland engines, and 2) from the air. Air operations include winged aircraft dropping fire retardants or water, and helicopters dropping water. Helicopters carry large buckets suspended underneath and dip these buckets into a […]

EFRS Annual BBQ at the Community Center (Click this title to see more)

  The members of the El Dorado Fire and Rescue Service sponsored their annual BBQ on September 16, 2012. This year, the event was held at the ECIA Community Center. The new venue provided space for two new events: an old car show and the landing of two medical evacuation helicopter service “birds”. Both were […]

EFRS Participates in Community Events in the Summer of 2012

In addition to responding to nearly 400 emergency calls per year, the members of El Dorado Fire and Rescue also enjoy participating in community events throughout the year.  Here a a few (click each image to enlarge):   July 4th Parade EFRS members participated in the annual Eldorado Fourth of July parade this year. They […]

New Structure Engine Due Soon

A new fire engine, referred to as a  Wildland / Urban Interface Engine (because it can be used for both structure fires and wildland fires) has been received by the El Dorado Fire and Rescue Service. It is currently in service and has already been out a few mutual aid fire calls in the Hondo […]

El Dorado Fire Department Participates in Fire Training at the Eldorado Community School (click this title to see more)

The  El Dorado, Hondo, Glorietta, and Galisteo fire districts were given a rare training opportunity on the weekend of April 19 – 21. They were granted permission by the Eldorado Community School and the contractor  to use the old portions  of the School to practice firefighting skills prior to their being torn down. About 30 […]

EFRS Participates in the Funeral of Isaac Garcia (Click this title to see more)

Members of the EFRS had the honor and priviledge of participating in the funeral service for their fallen brother Isaac Garcia on 22 March 2012. The service was held at Santa Fe Community College following a procession of Santa Fe County and City of Santa Fe fire apparatus and members to the College.  Isaac was a full […]

Annual EFRS BarBQue was a great success (Click this title for more)

Once again the residents of Eldorado were treated to their Fire Department’s annual BBQ and Open House in September 2011. Everyone enjoyed BBQ from Josh’s while they listened to great music by Lisa Carman and her band. In addition, all EFRS vehicles were out on display and the kids had a great time climbing around on […]

Members Participate in Community Events in August 2011 (Click this title for more)

Members of the EFRS participated in the Dixon Apple Orchard fund raiser and the annual Ice Cream Social, both in August. The Dixon event was held at La Tienda. Eldorado Fire members plus their wildland engine and an ambulance were hand for the event. The wildland engine (Engine 731) was utilized for a few weeks at the Las […]

EFRS Firefighters Practice Advancing Charged Hose Lines (Click this title for more)

Members of the EFRS utilize many skills when fighting structure fires. One skill is the tough job of advancing a fully charged line (hose). During this training, members practiced advancing a charged 1 3/4 line and a 2 1/2  inch line. This activity requires a minimum of two people and preferrably three to safely and […]

EFRS Participates in National Night Out – click here to see more.

El Dorado Fire and Rescue Service participated in the annual National Night Out on August 3, 2010. EFRS sent two Engines and 5 people to the Santa Fe Plaza. Children and adults alike were able check out fire equipment and get inside the cabs of Engine 731 and Tower 1. El Dorado shared the Plaza with representatives from law enforcement and […]


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