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Contact: Mandi Toy, 505-285-4641x18
Grants, NM: Due to prolonged hot, dry weather and to reduce the risk of human caused fires at El Malpais and El Morro National Monuments, park officials will be implementing Stage II fire restrictions beginning Friday, May 4, 2018.
Beginning at 8 am on Friday, May 4 the following acts will be prohibited throughout El Malpais and El Morro National Monuments:
- Setting, building, maintaining, attending, or using fires of any kind, including wood and charcoal campfires within developed campgrounds or picnic areas, or permanently improved places of habitation. Stoves fueled by petroleum or Liquid Propane Gas (LPG) fuels are allowed.
- Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle.
- Possessing or using any kind of fireworks or other pyrotechnic devices (Prohibited at all times).
For information concerning fire restrictions at El Malpais and El Morro National Monuments call 505-286-2783 or 505-783-4226. To learn more about fire restrictions on other public lands in New Mexico visit https://nmfireinfo.com
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