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.)
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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!
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.
Mayor Richard J. Berry and International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 244 President Diego Arencon announced a contract agreement between the city and the union that includes a raise for all Albuquerque Fire Department firefighters and new Firefighter Safety and Wellness Programs.