The Las Cruces Fire Department is accepting applications for its 35th fire academy that's set to begin on September 12, 2022.
Applications must be submitted no later than June 29.
LCFD 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.
The next PAT is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday June 25, at the Fire Department's training tower at Fire Station 7, 1050 Crawford Boulevard.
Firefighters will be on hand to provide tips and to answer questions. Candidates should dress appropriately – athletic shoes and apparel are suggested.