Fire Department

Serving a Stronger Community

The San Juan County Fire Department provides fire prevention, suppression, rescue and basic emergency medical services to the citizens and visitors of San Juan County. SJCFD is a professional emergency services organization embracing modern concepts of service, doing so at a cost far lower than national averages. 


Fast Facts
  • The first county volunteer fire department in San Juan County were established in 1962.
  • The volunteer fire department, along with the County Fire Marshal, were consolidated in 2001 to create the San Juan County Fire Department.
  • San Juan County Fire Department is responsible for servicing more than 2,500 square miles.
  • The department responds to more than 5,000 calls each year.
  • 10 Districts
  • 24 Stations
  • 200+ Volunteers
  • 100+ pieces of firefighting apparatus (Firetrucks)
Services Provided:
  • First Response Fire/Medical Services in conjunction with Paramedic Ambulances, first response for hazardous materials, fire suppression, wild-land firefighting and rescue services including water, high angle, search and rescue and vehicle extrication.
  • Volunteer firefighters save the citizens of San Juan County more than $18 million each year.
  • The Quarter Percent Fire Excise Tax money is used to operate the San Juan County Fire Department and the Ambulance Service.

San Juan County Fire Department
(505) 334-1180
Fax: (505) 334-3239
209 S. Oliver Dr., Aztec, NM 87410

Fire Chief


Craig Daugherty
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Deputy Fire Chief
John Mohler
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