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Albuquerque Fire Department

Information about the 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.

Today's Status

Flag Full Staff

Flag Status

Flags are at full staff today.

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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 spark emitting equipment allowed.)


Fire Department Annual Report

View the 2014 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

View Fire Department jobs.

Latest News

Mayor Berry, AFD Union President Announce Contract Agreement

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.

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