It is critically important to be highly alert to the fire dangers that exist during the fall season and throughout the year. In November of 2009, Albuquerque Fire Department responded to 143 fires which caused over $953,000 in damage. We have listed fire safety tips below that can not only prevent fires but may also save your life.
Flash floods are the #1 weather related killer with approximately 140 deaths recorded in the U.S. each year. Flooding causes more damage in the United States than any other severe weather related event, an average of $5 billion a year. Flooding can occur in any of the 50 states or U.S. territories at anytime of the year.
Follow these safety tips if encountering lightening storms.
The wildfire season in the U.S. generally extends from March 1st through November 30th. The Wildfire Season has started early this year with the numerous small fires in the Bosque.
Summer is an exciting time for children, school is out and its time to have fun but summer also brings life threatening and dangerous threats. Swimming and playing outside all day are popular activities during the summer so it is important that parents teach their children about water safety and ensure they keep propertly hydrated.
The Albuquerque Fire Department is committed to making every holiday season safe and joyous for all the citizens of Albuquerque.