Fire Services

Mission Statement:


  • To provide the most efficient service for our community, we will act and perform in a safe, courteous and professional manner. As members of the fire service, we have chosen to protect the lives and property of the citizens of Chaves County. Our members have chosen to be part of a team that takes pride in representing the Chaves County Volunteer Fire Departments. We will strive to create a strong bond with the county by involving them in fire education, prevention and protection.

  1. Community Wildlife Protection Plan

    This document has been developed to address wildfire threat to communities in Chaves County and it provides recommendations to abate catastrophic wildfire and minimize its impacts to communities.

  2. Forms & Applications

    Access forms and applications for new firefighters, current firefighters, and more.

  3. New Mexico Fire Information

    New Mexico Fire Information is an interagency effort by federal and state agencies in New Mexico to provide timely, accurate fire and restriction information for the entire state.

  4. Regional Fire Departments

    Read about each of the fire department serving Chaves County including the Dunken Volunteer Fire Department and the Berrendo Fire Department.

  5. Smokey Bear Resources

    Learn about wildfires, the people who fight them, and how you can prevent them.