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Albuquerque Fire Rescue

Information about the Albuquerque Fire Rescue.

Albuquerque Fire Rescue is a paid municipal department, comprised of 729 full-time firefighters and 37 civilian personnel, serving a jurisdiction of more than 189.5 square miles with an estimated metropolitan population of 559,227 according to the 2014 US Census.

Albuquerque Fire Rescue Paramedics and Firefighters responded to over 105,526 Fire and EMS incidents in 2019!



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Today's Status

Flag Full Staff

Flag Status

Flags are at full staff today


Wildfire Danger Rating

Wildfire rating is High.

Fire Restrictions

Fire Restrictions

Stage 1 Restrictions are in place for the Bosque and Open Space. (No fireworks, open flames, camping or smoking allowed.)


Latest News

Mayor and Bernalillo County Highlight Critical Public Safety Issues for Police and Firefighters

The $38 million in capital funding for law enforcement radio communications invests in a new radio and telecom system for Albuquerque metro area public safety agencies, including the Albuquerque Police Department, Albuquerque Fire Rescue, Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office, Bernalillo County Fire Department, Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority, APS Police, and UNM Police.

Heroes Halloween

Oct 26, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Join AFR and APD for a spooky evening at the Albuquerque Fire Rescue Academy.