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Fire Suppression


At the Portales Fire Department we serve our community by responding to many different types of fires including structure, grass, and rangeland fires.

Training Levels

  • Fire Fighter (FF) 1 and 2
  • Fire Instructor 1 and 2
  • Wildland Firefighting
  • Fire Officer 1 and 2.

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The Portales Fire Department provides services for our community in Fire, EMS, and Haz-Mat emergencies. View our Support Services Page, Personnel Page, Fire Suppression Page, EMS Page, Rescue Extrication Page, Hazardous Materials Page, or the Fire Investigations Page for more Information.

List of Awards

  • EMS Systems Excellence Award 1986
  • Region 3 Recognition Award 1986
  • EMS Systems Excellence Award 1992
  • Region 3 Outstanding Service Award 1992
  • EMS Systems Excellence Award 1999
  • Fire Service Excellence Award 1999
  • Roosevelt County EMS System Award 1999
  • EMS Organization of the Year 2003
  • EMS Organization of the Year 2012