CALL 911:

  • If you have a medical emergency or think you do

  • If you have fallen and can’t get up

  • To report a fire

  • For search and rescue


For cell phone users, when dialing 911 from a cell phone in Portal, Arizona, immediately ask for Cochise County Sheriff Dispatch.



Cell phone users can add these numbers to their emergency contact directory to get a direct call to 911 for Cochise County:

520-805-5670 and/or 520-432-9512

Vaccine Event Portal January 8th


What: Moderna primary-dose and Booster shots as well as influenza vaccine.

When: January 8th Saturday, 10am to 3:30pm.   Walk in.  No appointments.

Where: Portal Rescue Fire Station, 1216 W Portal Rd., Portal AZ 85632

Who: 18 and over. Any State.

Cost: Free.

Bring: Your COVID-19 card if you can find or have yours, otherwise they’ll look it up.

Questions: Tori Child <> 520-432-9476 or Vicky King <> , both from

                  Cochise County Health & Social Services.


Check out the Firewise page here.


If you haven’t done so, we suggest you add your information to the Portal Rescue Locator Book database in order to speed up time to find your home in case of emergency.

You can download the form here, fill it out, and send it to Portal Rescue, PO Box 16331, Portal, AZ 85632. Then your information will be added or updated in the Locator Book database.



Medical Helicopter Memberships

LifeLine/Air Evac:

Nancy E. J. Tucker 928-294-9023