Fire Marshal

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Mission Statement

The Lea County Fire Marshal’s Office exists to meet the needs of our citizens for a variety of crisis situations that demand a timely, efficient, and professional response. Our departments strive to provide the highest quality service within our means. We remain vigilant and dedicated to life safety, property conservation, and incident stabilization. It is through prevention, education, and training that we strive to prevent and prepare for emergencies that put our citizens at risk. We will remain aggressive in our approach, open-minded to change, and understanding of each situation that occurs.

Burn Permit Process

Permitting is subject to weather conditions, type of materials, and drought/burn ban status.

To obtain a permit outside of city limits, contact:
Lea County Emergency Management
Phone: 575-391-2983
Email Lorenzo Velasquez
Email Charles Pruit

County Fire Jurisdictions

  • Knowles
  • Maljamar
  • Monument

Inside city limits? Contact your local Municipal Fire Department for more information.

Contact LCCA Dispatch for Fire Departments
Non-Emergency Phone: 575-396-3611
Tatum, Lovington, Hobbs, Eunice
Jal: 575-395-2501

Important Information

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Join a Lea County Volunteer Fire Department

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