Sandoval County Fire Districts

The Sandoval County Fire Department is divided up into 8 geographically diverse Fire Districts.

The South Fire District covers the areas of Algondones, Santa Ana Pueblo, and Placitas. This Fire District was originally called the Foothills Fire Department and was founded in 1974. In 2005, the Foothills Fire Department became the South Fire District of the Sandoval County Fire Department. In 2007, The Santa Ana Pueblo was incoporated into the District boundries.

District Chief: Humberto Macias

The Zia Pueblo Fire Department became part of the Sandoval County Fire Department in 1991. Today the Zia Pueblo Fire Department is known as the Zia Pueblo Fire District of the Sandoval County Fire Department.

District Chief: Antonio Medina

The La Cueva Fire Department was founded in 1978. In 2005, the La Cueva Fire Department became known as the La Cueva Fire District of the Sandoval County Fire Department. Today, the District responds from five fire stations located in La Cueva, Seven Springs, Cochiti Mesa, Thompson Ridge, and Forrest Road #10.

District Chief: Lee Taylor

The Ponderosa Fire Department was originally founded in 1994. The Ponderosa Fire Department is now known as the San Ysidro/Jemez Pueblo/Canon/Ponderosa Fire District of the Sandoval County Fire Department. The District operates from three stations located in Ponderosa, Canon, and San Ysidro.

District Chief: Virgil Gachupin

The Pena Blanca Fire Department was originally founded in 1971. The Pena Blanca Fire Department became known as the Pena Blanca Fire District of the Sandoval County Fire Department in 2005. Today, the District remains busy and is always looking to add new members.

District Chief: Rene Tena

The Regina Fire Department was originally founded in 1968. The Regina Fire Department became known as the Regina/La Jara Fire District of the Sandoval County Fire Department in 2005.

District Chief: Raymond Cordova

The Torreon Fire District of the Sandoval County Fire Department was founded in 2004 and became certified as a Fire District in 2006. The district averages anywhere from three to four calls per day and is based entirely on the Navajo Nation.

District Chief: Al Trujillo

The La Madera Fire Department was originally founded in 1996. In 2005, the La Madera Fire Department became known as the La Madera Fire District of the Sandoval County Fire Department. The area served by the District is rapidly growing and is mostly a residential community.

District Chief: Joe Gober