BLM lands also in Fire Restrictions
The Bureau of Land Management Albuquerque District Office is implementing fire restrictions on BLM administered public lands in Bernalillo, Catron, Cibola, McKinley, Sandoval, Socorro, Torrance and Valencia counties. Due to record warm temperatures, exceptionally dry fuel moisture levels and increasing fire danger, the BLM will implement the following fire restrictions effective May 11, 2018, to help prevent wildfires and ensure public and firefighter safety.
Effective at 12:01 a.m., Friday, May 11, 2018, and until rescinded, the following acts are prohibited:
- Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal or wood stove except for: inside established campfire rings and grills within Datil Well and Joe Skeen Campgrounds.
Exceptions: The use of petroleum-fueled stoves, lanterns or heating devices are allowed provided such devices meet the fire underwriter’s specifications for safety and they are used in areas free of flammable materials.
- Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed…
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