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Albuquerque Fire Department

Information about the Albuquerque Fire Department.

The Albuquerque Fire Department is a paid municipal department, comprised of 646 uniformed personnel, serving a jurisdiction of more than 189.5 square miles and an estimated metropolitan population of 559,227 according to the 2014 US Census. AFD Paramedics and Firefighters responded to 106,908 Fire and EMS incidents in 2017.  

Today's Status

Flag Full Staff

Flag Status

Flags are at full staff today.


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 smoking allowed.)

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

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