Schedule A Ride-A-Long

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The ride-a-long program has been reinstated as of March 1, 2022

The Colorado Springs Fire Department does allow citizens to ride-a-long on a fire engine. To schedule a ride-a-long, 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 eight 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-a-longs.
  • Applicants with the Colorado Springs Fire Department may not do ride-a-longs.