Wildfire Information

New Mexico Wildfire information and resources.

Contact Information

  • For non-emergencies and CABQ information, dial 311 or 505-768-2000
  • Fire Resource Hotline, call 1-800-432-2080 Option #4
  • Receive ABQ Community Hub Resources
  • For text alerts with information on resources and more text ABQEVAC to 78015
  • For emotional support 24/7, call 505-254-3555 in Albuquerque or ​866-254-3555 statewide. Open to all from Presbyterian Employee Assistance Program.
  • Emergency management agencies or coordinators, call 505-244-8604
  • Donate resources, call 505-470-8786

Wildfire Information from NM State

This site will be updated as more information is available.

Last updated June 6 at 9:08 a.m.

2022 Wildfires

Executive orders declaring an Emergency in Sandoval, Mora, Colfax, Lincoln, San Miguel, and Valencia Counties.


Evacuee Lodging

Free RV parking is available at Balloon Fiesta Park. Evacuees with RVs: please first route to the Golf Center for registration prior to obtaining an RV spot at Balloon Fiesta Park. Golf Center Address: 9401 Balloon Museum Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113


Community Hub

The Community Hub will provide food boxes and other supplies to evacuees starting Monday, May 16. Operational hours: Monday - Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

John Marshall Health and Social Services Center
1500 Walter St, Albuquerque, NM 87102

Resources & Support Include

  • Presbyterian Hospital personnel
  • WiFi and computer access
  • Food boxes
  • Hygiene supplies
  • Dog food
  • Gatorade and water

Community Hub Donation Needs

  • Snacks
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash, Baby Wash
  • Socks

HelpNM Cash Assistance

HelpNM is helping all ages and offering immediate cash assistance. Visit the Community Hub from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


State of New Mexico Employee Fire Victims Drive

Accepting toiletries and twin and queen size bedding at any of the following probation and parole locations. These locations are no longer accepting clothing at their offices. For more information call 505-470-8786.

  • Santa Fe Office - 2000 C St Michaels
  • Espanola Office - 410 B Paseo De Onate
  • Raton Office - 1115 South Second
  • Albuquerque Office - 615 1st NW
  • Rio Rancho Office - 4000 Southern SE

Primary Election Voting Information for New Mexico Fire Evacuees and Emergency Responders

How to request and return an absentee ballot

Voters affected by the fires may cast an absentee ballot if they are unable to vote in person in their county during Early Voting or on Election Day. For some displaced voters, voting by mail with an absentee ballot may be your only way to participate in the 2022 Primary Election.

You have multiple ways to obtain an absentee ballot:

  • Visit NMVOTE.ORG to request an absentee ballot and have it sent to wherever you are residing, even if you are currently at an evacuation center or in another state.
  • Contact your County Clerk to request an absentee ballot.

Voters who have received an absentee ballot and filled it out can return it by:

  • Dropping off your completed ballot at any mailbox.
  • Dropping off your completed ballot to your County Clerk's office.
  • Dropping off your completed ballot at any Early Voting polling location in the county where you're registered to vote.
  • Dropping off your completed ballot at any Election Day polling location in the county where you're registered to vote no later than 7:00 PM on Primary Election Day.

Important information to remember for voting by absentee ballot

  • You can have an absentee ballot sent to wherever you are residing, even if that is in another city, county, state, evacuation center, etc.
  • Your ballot will be for the offices and questions for the New Mexico county in which you're registered to vote, no matter where you have chosen to receive your absentee ballot. When you complete your absentee ballot, be sure to follow all instructions on the envelope for how to return it. REMEMBER to include your voter registration address on the return envelope (not the address at which you are currently residing).
  • June 2, 2022 is the last day to request an absentee ballot.

Information for emergency responders

  • Firefighters and other emergency responders in New Mexico who have been combating the fires are eligible to apply for an absentee ballot and then transmit it by facsimile or scanned document to your County Clerk.
  • If you do this, you must sign and transmit a waiver of secrecy form that will be provided by the County Clerk.
  • Apply for your absentee ballot at NMVOTE.ORG.

Important dates and deadlines

  • Thursday, June 2 | Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot
  • Saturday, June 4 | Early Voting Ends
  • Tuesday, June 7 | Primary Election Day

VISIT NMVOTE.ORG TO REQUEST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT


City of Albuquerque

ABQ Community Safety

The City is currently providing emergency shelter to over 300 evacuees at five area hotels and the RV lot at Balloon Fiesta Park. The hotels are being staffed by responders from the Albuquerque Community Safety department and the department of Family and Community Services. There are no hotel rooms available May 13. Those in need of lodging can access rooms as they become available by calling 505-244-8604 beginning, Saturday, May 14.

Animal Welfare

Making food, crates, blankets, and other supplies for pets available for evacuees and deploying mobile preventive pet care to evacuee sites.

Arts & Culture

Providing free admission for residents of affected counties to the BioPark and Balloon Museum and making 100 free RV parking at Balloon Fiesta Park available.

Evacuees with RVs: please first route to the Golf Center for registration prior to obtaining an RV spot at Balloon Fiesta Park.

Golf Center Address: 9401 Balloon Museum Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113

Family & Community Services

Standing up emergency hotel lodging for evacuees in need and providing free childcare through City child development services and after school programming (requires enrollment).

The City is currently providing emergency shelter to over 300 evacuees at five area hotels and the RV lot at Balloon Fiesta Park. The hotels are being staffed by responders from the Albuquerque Community Safety department and the department of Family and Community Services. There are no hotel rooms available May 13. Those in need of lodging can access rooms as they become available by calling 505-244-8604 beginning, Saturday, May 14.

Fire

Albuquerque Fire Rescue has sent mutual aide to Big Hole, Hermit’s Peak, and Calf Canyon. A total of 70 members have responded and the department continues to evaluate resources that can be provided.

Libraries

Giving access to computers and WiFi at City libraries for residents to use to fill out FEMA applications.

Police

APD is taking traffic calls the NMSP would normally take to help with their staffing shortages and will help patrol City evacuee sites as needed.

Senior Affairs

Making hundreds of shelf stable meals available for evacuation sites, providing snack packets for emergency responders onsite, and collecting and delivering two truckloads of hygiene products for residents who do not have access to them.

Sunport Airport

The Albuquerque Sunport is supporting 10-tankers being used to fight fires.

Technology & Innovation

Providing free WiFi at Balloon Fiesta Park, community centers, and other City facilities through the WiFi in Neighborhoods program.