The Thanksgiving holiday brings families together to enjoy great food and make lasting memories but its also a very dangerous day for fires. Thanksgiving the leading day for cooking fires. Cooking equipment, most often the range or stovetop are the leading cause of reported home fires and home fire injuries in the United States.
The City of Albuquerque has downgraded the Fire Restrictions to Stage I, thereby completely opening the Rio Grande Bosque and Open Space recreational areas for public use, and lifted the Open Burning Ban, effective July 16th, at 8:00 a.m.
On Tuesday, July 9th -Fire Chief James Breen and his Executive Staff happily promoted fifteen members in a small ceremony at the Fire Academy.
Information about firework restrictions in Albuquerque.
Additional restrictions imposed as fire conditions worsen.