The Las Cruces Fire Department currently has 7 substations with sophisticated fire apparatus that strategically deploy throughout the area under its control so that dispatchers can send units from the fire stations closest to the incident.
Additionally, the Las Cruces Fire Department operates special teams that are trained to deal with high-risk and low-frequency type incidents. These teams include:
Shift personnel from the Emergency Services Division are certified at the Technician Level for their respected program and respond to incidents that require their technical skills and equipment. Members of the Air Management Program are certified by Scott Health to maintain and repair the self-contained breathing apparatus' worn by firefighters.