State Forester Implements Fire Restrictions in New Mexico Effective April 22, 2022, Until Rescinded

With incidences of wildfires increasing daily, the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) Forestry Division are announcing restrictions on fireworks, smoking, campfires, and open fires in New Mexico. The restrictions are in effect as of 12:00 p.m. today, Friday, April 22, 2022. The Forestry Division will continue to coordinate with other jurisdictions including federal, counties, and municipalities to ensure that appropriate protections are in place to protect New Mexico as fire danger and wildfires increase.


Wendy Mason
Wildfire Prevention & Communications Coordinator
Energy, Minerals & Natural Resources Dept. (EMNRD)

Forestry Division

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