Albuquerque Fire Department
The Albuquerque Fire Department is a paid municipal department, comprised of 700 uniformed personnel, serving a jurisdiction of more than 182 square miles and an estimated metropolitan population of 901,700 according to the 2012 US Census.
Albuquerque's metropolitan area has a total population of 1,146,049 according to the 2010 Census.
Flags are at full staff today.
Wildfire Danger Rating
Wildfire rating is Moderate.
Stage I Restrictions are in place for the Bosque and Open Space. (No fireworks, open flames, camping or spark emitting equipment allowed.)
Location matters when it comes to your smoke alarm. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, "Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!"
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
AFD reminds citizens to be safe this Halloween and change smoke alarm batteries for daylight saving time.
Albuquerque and Bernalillo County fire departments reminds metro area citizens: every bedroom needs a working smoke alarm!
Be part of the 2015 Albuquerque memorial for the heroes lost in the 2001 terrorist attacks.
Lovelace Health System and Albuquerque Fire Department release joint public service announcement on importance of calling 911 in case of a heart attack or stroke.
The 87th Cadet Class for the Albuquerque Fire Department comprises 41 cadets, including six military veterans.