Request #18-1203

Would you kindly inform what type of Fire Dept. documents and digital files are available to the public to inspect. This is per the NM public records law.


March 3, 2018 via web


Albuquerque Fire and Rescue


c. infami






Point of Contact

Lisa Scott

Request Published Public
March 7, 2018, 12:28pm
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Hello C. Infami, 

Please be advised that all medical dispatches to include: 911 audio, emergency medical reports, EMS billing information,  EMS CAD sheets, or anything related to the provision of medical care is covered by HIPAA and will not be released without a signed authorization by the patient or the patient’s authorized representative. See NMSA 1978, § 14-2-1(A)(1) (medical records), (8) (as otherwise provided by law, including but not limited to 45 C.F.R. §§ 160, 164 (HIPAA)). However, records related to fire suppression operations such as fire alarms or structure fires are public record. Fire records include fire reports, fire audio, and fire CAD sheets. 

 This request is now fulfilled and will be closed. 

Lisa Rae Scott, Administrative Assistant

Records Management Division, Albuquerque Fire Department

March 7, 2018, 12:26pm
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Albuquerque Fire Department
March 3, 2018, 8:03am
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March 3, 2018, 8:03am