Village of Ruidoso imposes increased fire restrictions

Village of Ruidoso imposes increased fire restrictions
Courtesy Ruidoso Fire Department
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 10:45am

Wednesday morning, the Village of Ruidoso moved to Level II Fire Restrictions in an effort to revent situations that could lead to wildfires in the area.

The Villiage of Ruidoso is asking all residents and visitors to be vigilant and call 911 if they see any signs of smoke anywhere in the area.

Level II Fire Restrictions

  • No charcoal briquettes or commercial fire pits are allowed to be used on any public or private property
  • UL/FM approved gas grills are allowed
  • No outside smoking on public or private property (unless in areas specifically permitted by the Fire Marshal)
  • Smoking allowed within enclosed vehicles or indoors only
  • Campfires and fireworks ARE NOT permitted
  • Citations will be issued - NO EXCEPTIONS, NO WARNINGS

If you have any questions about the Level II Fire Restrictions, you are asked to contact the Ruidoso Fire Department at (575) 257-3473.

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