Bernalillo County Fire Dept. gets deal for first responder academy

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Bernalillo County’s first responders will have a brand new custom-built training facility within the next two years. The Albuquerque Journal reports the Bernalillo County Commission approved an agreement to build the nearly 41,000 square foot facility in the South Valley for the Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department.

The building will be rented out for 30 years and will cost a total of $51.8 million. This will become the county’s first “build-to-suit” lease deal.

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