Palominas Fire District

"Rural, Responsive, & Proud"


7 days ago

Palominas Fire District

Fort Huachuca will burn slash piles this week starting Tuesday, Aug. 13, at the Apache Flats RV Park. The burn is subject to change due to resource availability and weather. Ignitions will start around 7:30 a.m., and continue until around noon. The smoke should have minimal impacts on the cantonment or training sites. Call the Fort Huachuca Forester at 520.533.5701 if you have any questions. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

Palominas Fire District

C-Shift doing extrication training on July 26, 2019. ... See MoreSee Less

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Staging & Hose Lays with A-Shift. ... See MoreSee Less

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Live burning with A Shift! 7/10/2019 ... See MoreSee Less

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Confined spaces training with A Shift from 6/28. ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to Tommy Stoner, Valerie Rice, & Robert Montgomery – our newly re-elected board members!
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Principles of Modern Fire Attack hosted by Palominas Fire District & Sonoita-Elgin Fire District



We are accepting applications for career and volunteer!

Come join our Team. We are accepting applications for the following positions:

Career Positions

  • Career Fire Captain-Paramedic or EMT
  • Career Engineer-Paramedic or EMT
  • Career Firefighter-Paramedic or EMT

Recruit Firefighter-Paramedic

(Recruit Firefighter-Paramedics must hold a current AZ or NREMT Paramedic Certification. The Palominas Fire hosts a Firefighter I & II Academy internally at least once a year. The recruits in the Fire Academy receive a Firefighter I & II Certification through the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence upon completion.)

See Employment Page for more information on Volunteer Positions.

The Palominas Fire District provides young adults with the chance to earn money towards college, receive assistance through funding programs, and possibly earn a paying position while attending courses required to obtain a career position within the fire service. The Palominas Fire District hosts internal Emergency Medical Technician Courses, Arizona Firefighter I& II Academies, NWCG Wildland Courses, and TEEX Hazardous Materials courses. Personnel enrolled in these programs get the chance to be assigned to a career crew to work side by side career firefighters during assigned shifts. The personnel enrolled in these programs get the chance to earn valuable real world experience while going to school to earn their certifications for a future career in the fire service.

To Enroll, you must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Be at least 18 years of age with a valid High School Diploma or GED
  • Be able to pass a background check , drug screen, and OSHA respirator exam
  • Submit a finger print card for a DPS check
  • Have a valid Arizona Driver’s License

Applicants for all positions must complete the following:

Submit a completed application with resume & cover letter to the Administration Office

For Emergencies please dial 911