Tag Archives: AFR

Saturday house blaze kills dog & leaves occupants displaced

(PRESS RELEASE) Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) –At approximately 3:36 AM on October 17, 2020, AFR responded to single story residential structure fire located at 1115 Tomas St SW. Engine 14 and Rescue 14 were the first units on scene at 3:42AM, and reported heavy smoke coming from the house. Engine 14 and Rescue 14 made entry…MORE

Saturday morning apartment blaze leaves four families displaced

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) –A three-story apartment complex blaze brought AFR on-scene Saturday morning around 5:45. The location was 4201 Louisiana Blvd. Northeast. Crews found heavy smoke and flames emanating from the second floor. They contained the fire in the apartment of origin and eventually extinguished it. Four families are displaced. The cause is unknown. No…MORE

Friday incidents of fatal crash & house fire

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) –APD reports a fatal accident at Edith and Alameda involving a motorcycle Friday evening. Traffic was diverted to Edith and Alameda during the investigation. Friday night around 7:50 AFR responded to a single-family residence with reports of smoke coming from the roof. Crews arrived at 4801 Larchmont Dr. NE where they found…MORE

AFR visits UNMH pediatric patients for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

(PRESS RELEASE)   Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) – Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 29th, Albuquerque Fire Rescue will visit the Pediatrics Unit at UNMH, and display several apparatus in two different locations for children to view from both inside and outside of the hospital. AFR firefighters is making the visit to encourage and support these children for their bravery and let…MORE

Rubbish fire quickly handled by AFR

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Around 3:45 this morning Albuquerque Fire Rescue responded to a vacant lot located in the vicinity of Moon Street and Susan Avenue Southeast. They found heavy smoke and flames coming from the property. The rubbish, which was waist high, was the only thing burning. The vacant lot was 4 acres and…MORE

Overnight fire quickly doused by AFR

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Around midnight Albuquerque Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to 5605 University Boulevard Southeast to a residential structure fire. Smoke and flames were coming from a garage at this address. First arriving AFR units made a quick attack on the fire, and kept it contained to the garage. There are no…MORE

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