New Mexico State Forestry Division Lifts Fire Restrictions on State Lands

SANTA FE, NM – The Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, Forestry Division has lifted smoking, firework, campfire, and open fire restrictions for all state lands effective Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 12:01 p.m.

“We continue to encourage New Mexican’s and visitors to our state to be vigilant and use caution with any use of fire and to follow all federal or local restrictions that may still be in place,” said New Mexico State Forester Donald Griego.

Forestry will continue to monitor conditions statewide and may implement restrictions again if the fire danger worsens.  For more information regarding fire restrictions in New Mexico, log on to or


Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
NM State Forestry Division

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