Schedule A Ride-Along

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Ride alongs are suspended until further notice.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department does allow citizens to ride along on a fire engine. To schedule a ride along, please call Human Resources at 385-7226.

  • Riders must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Riders are allowed to ride two times per year for up to twelve hours each time.
  • There is no guarantee, implied or otherwise, that you will respond to a fire, medical emergency, traffic accident, or other emergency call for service.
  • Riders are observers only and will not participate unless directly asked to do so by the officer in charge.
  • Riders are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner; disregard for this expectation may result in denial of future ride-alongs.
  • Applicants with the Colorado Springs Fire Department may not do ride-alongs.