District 5 - Blanco FD

Station 1

42 Years of Dedicated Service to San Juan County

 San Juan County Fire Department District 5 (Blanco) started by holding meetings at the Blanco School. The first Chief elected was Dennis Chavez. All of the fuel, equipment, and a garage was donated by the community.

District 5, Station 1 covers an area of 93 square miles with 5 pieces of apparatus and approximately 10 volunteer firefighters operating out of one fire station.

District 5 serves San Juan County citizens along US Hwy 64 from the Bloomfield City limits to the County line. They also cover a portion of NM Hwy 511.

District 5 provides mutual aid support to District 7, and 9. They also respond to Bloomfield when requested.

2007 - 306 calls 2008 - 269 calls 2009 - 268 calls
2010 - 273 calls 2011 - 313 calls 2012 - 451 calls
2013 - 479 calls 2014 - 470 calls 2015 - 526 calls
2016 - 467 calls

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 The flag pole below was dedicated in Honor to Vernon Wilks, District 5 Chief 1975 - 1993.