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Fire Marshal

Lea County Fire Marshal’s Office
Lorenzo Velasquez, Director
Charlie Pruit, Public Safety Administrator
Contact Information
1019 East Bender Boulevard
Hobbs, NM 88240
Work: (575) 391-2983
Email: lvelasquez@leacounty.net or cfpruit@leacounty.net
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.


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