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City Council Recognizes Albuquerque and Bernalillo County Firefighters

Albuquerque City Council President Ken Sanchez and Councilor Cynthia D. Borrego recognize Albuquerque and Bernalillo County Active and Retired Firefighters during this time of hazardous drought conditions in New Mexico

At the City Council Meeting held May 21, 2018, City Council President Ken Sanchez and District 5 City Council Representative Cynthia D. Borrego presented proclamations recognizing Albuquerque and Bernalillo County Firefighters and retired Firefighters. 

City of Albuquerque encompassing 189.5 sq./miles and 37,000 acres of open space lands, and the County of Bernalillo composed of 890 sq. miles encircling the City are experiencing severe drought conditions according to the U.S. Drought Monitor NM. These dry conditions obligate City and County firefighters be on their highest guard to protect New Mexican’s in the City and County from fire danger.  

Both the Active City of Albuquerque and Active Bernalillo County Firefighters as well as the Retired City and County Fire Fighters Associations are a source of pride and comfort for firefighter families and Albuquerque communities in times of trouble and celebration.