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Lea County Office of Emergency Management

Lorenzo Velasquez - Director
lvelasquez@leacounty.net

Charlie Pruit - Public Safety Administrator
cfpruit@leacounty.net
Main: (575) 391-2983

1019 East Bender Boulevard
Hobbs, NM 88240








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 with 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
Office: 575-391-2983
Email:
Lorenzo Velasquez
lvelasquez@leacounty.net
or
Charles Pruit
cfpruit@leacounty.net

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) 575-396-3611
Tatum, Lovington, Hobbs, Eunice

Jal: 575-395-2501

FREE Public Safety Notification Services

Code Red Community Notification Signup
Code Red Mobile Alert Application
Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Call 988
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