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Memorial Day closure

Most City of Portland offices will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.

Request A Ride-Along With PF&R

Service
Updated October 10, 2023
in the cab of truck 7

Do you qualify?

Individuals must be a minimum of 16 years old (requires legal guardian/parent approval) and are required to meet one of the following criteria:

  • Mandatory continuing education for public service providers.
  • Educational development of emergency services students. This must be a curriculum requirement of their educational studies.
  • Members of the community seeking career development 
  • Others approved by the Deputy Chief's Office.

Apply 

Please complete the ride along application and Hold Harmless Agreement and email to RideAlong@portlandoregon.gov.  Incomplete and illegible documents will not be reviewed or accepted.  Please allow 7-10 days for a response from a Portland Fire & Rescue member.  

Contact

Portland Fire and Rescue Main Office

Irene Concepcion-Sestric

Portland Fire and Rescue Recruiter

Mailing address

Portland Fire & Rescue Recruiter
4800 NE 122nd Ave
Portland, OR 97230