Fire

Final Community Wildfire Protection Plan July 2016 PDF>>

Our Volunteer Fire Department

The Village of Taos Ski Valley Fire Department is comprised solely of volunteers. The Department has a Fire Chief, an Assistant Chief, a Second Assistant Chief  and an Administrative Officer.

The Department also has a Board of Directors who operate under the Department’s by-laws.  The Board members are:  President – Eric Thompson, Vice President – Nick Bender, Secretary/Treasurer – Neal King, Director – April Bender, Director – Katherine Kett.

There are twenty-four active Fire Fighters, twenty of whom are certified Fire Fighter I. The Department takes part in the Enchanted Circle Regional Fire Association and the Mutual Aid Agreement for the ECRFA. The Fire Department is a division within the Village of Taos Ski Valley Department of Public Safety.

The ISO rating for insurance purposes for the residents and businesses in the Ski Valley has recently been improved. The Fire Department has successfully advanced their firefighting capabilities and increased their level of service to their community in obtaining an ISO Class #6 Public Protection Classification rating. The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission extended its congratulations for a job well done, and wished continued success in advancement of the Village’s fire department.

Insurance Service Office Grading Survey  iso certificate pdf>>

The volunteer Fire Fighters hold weekly training sessions each Thursday from 5 pm until 7 pm. Any Village resident is invited to join the department.

Office Telephone: 575-776-2815
Fax: 575-776-5748

EMERGENCY: 911
NON EMERGENCY: 575-758-3361

Email: fire@vtsv.org

Village of Taos Ski Valley Fire Department Members

 Officers    
Daniels, Mitch 336 Chief
Fairfield, Thomas 324 Assistant Chief Fire Division
 Thompson, Leland 327 Assistant Chief EMS Division
 Molina, Roberto 343 Captain
 Bender, Nick 311 Lieutenant
Volunteers    
Bender, April 345  
Bennett, Kathy 316  
 Brownell, Christof 328  
Curran, Brendan 330  
 Fernandez, Darien 340  
 Hanson, Garrett 339  
 Hanson, Pete 312  
 Holmquist, Ken 326  
 Holmquist, Mike 325  
 King, Neal 311  
 Knox, Brent 323  
Molina, Aaron 344  
Pererra, Rushan 332  
Wildland Division    
 Wisdom, Eddy 320  Squad Boss
Rogers, Matt 321  Squad Boss