Tentative labor agreement reached

The City of Portland and LiUNA – Laborers Local 483 announce a tentative agreement, ending labor strike effective 1am today, Sunday Feb 5, 2023

Request a ride-along with PF&R (Currently suspended)

Update: October 11, 2022
Portland Fire & Rescue will be temporarily suspending the ride along program. We apologize for the inconvenience and will post an update when the ride along program resumes.
in the cab of truck 7

Do you qualify?

Individuals interested in a ride-along are required to meet one of the following criteria:

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


If you feel you meet one of the criteria listed above, please fill out the ride along application and Hold Harmless Agreement and send via mail or fax


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