601 Colorado, La Junta, Colorado 81050
chief@lajuntafire.com

719-384-2323

Protecting the citizens of
La Junta, Cheraw and Swink Colorado

Career Staff

The La Junta Fire Departments career staff are all paid employees of the City of La Junta. Together, the Rural District and City of La Junta operate under a cooperative agreement to fund all career employees allowing the community to have a responder 24/7/365. Career staff is further supplemented by community volunteers. Command Staff including the Chief, Captain, and Lieutenant all work M-F 8/5 while the Engineers work Period consists of a 24on/72off A-D Shift schedule. During their work period Engineers respond to all calls for service, conduct and attend trainings, and ensure the departments equipment and apparatus are in a constant state of readiness. Sleeping quarters for 24hr staff are housed in the City of La Junta Municipal Building.

Fire Chief Aaron Eveatt

Fire Chief Aaron Eveatt

Captain Joey Gacnik

Captain Joey Gacnik

Engineer Christian Weber

Engineer Christian Weber

Michael Clark

Engineer Michael Clark

Engineer Michael Nicholas

Engineer Michael Nicholas

Engineer Matt Krening

Engineer Matt Krening

Engineer Tracy Vasquez

Engineer Tracy Vasquez

Engineer Elijah Morgan

Engineer Elijah Morgan

EMS Provider Stephanie Eveatt

EMS Provider Stephanie Eveatt

EMS Provider Mariah Struckmeyer

EMS Provider Mariah Struckmeyer