Albuquerque Fire History

Helping to preserve the Albuquerque Fire Department History!

Our ongoing efforts to catalog photographs and stories are helping to preserve the Albuquerque Fire Department’s distinguished history. If you have a story or photograph that you would like to share with the association, contact Historian.

AFD station 2, September 1, 1914.


Charles Bernard Ruppe – Albuquerque’s First Paid Fire Chief

AFD Mini Timeline

Albuquerque Fire Reserve Association

Firefighter Union History

Apparatus Maintenance Shop History

AFR Opens New Fleet Services Facility

Historic Photos

Historic Articles

Bishop’s Raiders Video

Womans history month


Albuquerque Fire Rescue website

AFR 100th Cadet Class

AFR Annual and Monthly Reports