ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – City council is voting on a deal to rent out an empty building to a firefighting company. The lease agreement is between the city and 10 Tanker Air Carrier, which will pay the city more than $100,000 per year to rent out the vacant building near the Sunport.
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The company will use the building to store airplane parts and other equipment used to fight wildfires. They respond to hundreds of wildfires, dumping fire retardant from large air craft.