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205 East Center Street
(575) 461-4400
(575) 461-3473 Fax


Emergency Alerts
The City of Tucumcari has installed emergency warning sirens to give the residents of Tucumcari warnings in case of emergency. There are three sirens in the City to provide warning to residents within the city limits to seek shelter and information. The sirens will need to be tested regularly.
The Sirens will be used in conjunction with the Quay County NIXLE emergency warning system. The NIXLE warning system is a voluntary cell phone and/or internet based system that will send an alert to residents who wish to participate.

Severe Weather Awareness
Information on what to do in the event of severe weather.


Tucumcari Fire & Rescue

Apparatus & Information
 Ladder Truck   Command Vehicle
 3 Class A Engines   Equipment Van
 2 4x4 Brush Trucks   Hose Truck
 Medium Rescue Unit   Reserve Class A Engine

The Tucumcari Fire Department is a combination career/volunteer fire department. Members are paid a stipend for calls which they respond to. The department operates out of a main station located in downtown Tucumcari, and a secondary station located in the south end of town. An Administrative office is located near City Hall.

The department provides fire prevention and suppression for the incorporated city, as well as mutual aid for the surrounding rural fire districts. The department also provides rescue with licensed EMT's and works closely withe Tucumcari Emergency Medical Service which provides medical transport. The department has hazardous material first responders and has regular training twice per month.

The department responds to approximately two hundred alarms per year, with approximately fifty of these being medical rescue calls. Our responses are mainly vehicle accidents, and we cover over 150 miles of interstate and state highways in our response area.