Most City offices closed Wednesday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth

The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.

Request A Ride-Along With PF&R

Updated October 10, 2023
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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.


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 days 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