To help save you time, we have put together the following list of Frequently Asked Questions.

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Q. How do I get a hold of my local fire district?

Q. How do I get a copy of a fire report?


Q. How do I know if my address is part of the 911 Rural Addressing System?

Q. How do I find the ISO (Insurance Services Office) rating for my area?

Q. Why do I have to pay an Impact Fee when I build?

Q. How can I find out where the nearest fire hydrant is to my house?

Q. How can I help the fire department get to my house quickly in the event of the emergency?

Q. What are the County Fire requirements for road widths?

Q. When I submitted my development application to the Land Use office I was told I had to create a turn around, does this mean a cul-de-sac?

Q. I live in a gated community, does the fire department have access for emergencies?

Q. What is a red flag warning?

Q. What is the Haines Index?

Q. What fire code does Santa Fe County Fire Department currently utilize?