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Posted on: April 26, 2022

[ARCHIVED] LCFD Physical Ability Test

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Interested in a career as a Las Cruces firefighter? The Las Cruces Fire Department (LCFD) is preparing for an academy to be held this fall and is offering the Physical Ability Test (PAT) to prospective candidates, 18 years and older, to assess their stamina and agility skills before applying for a position.  
There are three PATs scheduled to be held at the Fire Department's training tower at Fire Station 7, 1050 Crawford Boulevard. Each will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon on the following Saturdays:

  • May 7, 2022
  • May 28, 2022
  • June 11, 2022

Firefighters will be on hand to provide tips and to answer questions. Candidates should dress appropriately – athletic shoes and apparel are suggested. For more information on the Las Cruces Fire Department’s upcoming PATs
email questions to You can also find more information on the fire department by visiting

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