Request a ride-along with PF&R (Currently suspended). Projected to re-open June 30, 2023.

Updated June 8, 2023
Portland Fire & Rescue's Ride Along Program is currently suspended. We anticipate re-opening the program by June 30, 2023.

We apologize for the inconvenience and will post an update when the ride along program resumes.
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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. 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 (Currently Suspended) 

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


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