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Albuquerque Fire Department

Information about the Albuquerque Fire Department.

The Albuquerque Fire Department is a paid municipal department, comprised of 700 uniformed personnel, serving a jurisdiction of more than 189.5 square miles and an estimated metropolitan population of 557,169 according to the 2014 US Census.

Today's Status

Flag Full Staff

Flag Status

Flags are at full staff today.

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Wildfire Danger Rating

Wildfire rating is Moderate.

Fire Restrictions

Fire Restrictions

Stage I Restrictions are in place for the Bosque and Open Space. (No fireworks, open flames, camping or spark emitting equipment allowed.)


2018 Fire Academy Open Enrollment

Albuquerque Fire Department is hiring firefighters and EMTs. Open enrollment  for the academy is Jan. 14 to Feb. 14, 2018.

Open enrollment for the 2018 Albuquerque Fire academy is Jan. 14 to Feb. 4.

Apply during Open Enrollment.

Fire Department Annual Report

Become a Firefighter

The Albuquerque Fire Department has emergency-responder personnel in the following programs:

  • Communications (Alarm Room)
  • Fire Marshal's Office (Fire Prevention Bureau)
  • Fire Investigations
  • Capital Improvements Program (CIP)
  • Albuquerque Fire Academy
  • Fiscal Program

View Fire Department jobs.

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