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Fire Safety & Injury Prevention

Education programs and information for families and local businesses in our community.

Outdoor Open Burning

The Open Burn Program regulates open outdoor burning in order to limit pollution, decrease the chance of fire damage to property and injuries. Burning piled vegetative material is conditionally allowed.

'Look Before You Lock'

In conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Albuquerque Police Department and Albuquerque Fire Department started a public awareness campaign, "Look Before You Lock", that focuses on the dangers of leaving children in cars.

Vehicle Safety

U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 152,300 automobile fires per year in 2006-2010. These fires caused an average of 209 civilian deaths, 764 civilian injuries, and $536 million in direct property damage.