On Sept. 10, 2010, City department employees and residents of Albuquerque gathered on Civic Plaza for our annual memorial and tribute. Chief Breen was selected as the key note speaker because of his heroic response to the Pentagon as a NM Task Force Rescue Squad Manager on Sept. 11th, 2001.
Jackson Hanawalt and Armando Gurule, both city employees with the Albuquerque Fire Department Fleet Maintenance Program, consistently go above and beyond the call of duty. They are being recognized for their efforts relating to a recent warehouse fire. On Wednesday, June 23, 2010, around 7:30 in the evening, a call came in regarding the fire that broke out at the warehouse.
Albuquerque Mayor Richard J. Berry on Friday recognized firefighters from Station No. 3 who saved a save a baby’s life moments after the child was born.
The Tour of Duty is a relay run across America to pay tribute to victims of 09/11, including the 411 emergency service personnel that lost their lives.
Chavez was one of three nation wide fire fighter's competing in the weekly "Live with Regis and Kelly" Fire House Cook-off contest