SANTA FE, NM - In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Santa Fe County offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020. County offices will resume regular hours on Tuesday, January 21. Solid Waste Collection Centers are closed on Monday and Tuesday as part of their regular schedule. Collection Centers will resume regular hours on Wednesday, January 22. Essential services provided by Public Safety will continue as usual.

Santa Fe County

Fire Department

Frequently Asked Questions

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. My Home Association has been discussing a neighborhood clean up. Does the County have anything in place that can assist us in clearing out debris?

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 am clearing the tumbleweeds from my yard and can't burn them because the County is currently in burn restrictions. What should I do with them?

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

Q. How fast can a Christmas tree fire spread throughout my house?

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?

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