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Bandelier goes into Stage II fire restrictions as of today

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Outdoors: Open fires, smoking in woods nixed

Bandelier National Monument has gone into Stage II fire restrictions starting today.
Stage II restrictions include barring the use of campfires, charcoal fires and puts a damper on smoking in areas other than those specifically designated around the monument.
Moving up to Stage II restrictions came as little surprise considering recent hot, dry weather and fire potential in and around the Jemez Mountains.
“We have had another dry winter and spring, and fire danger is extreme. Everyone has seen the results of these conditions, both in the Las Conchas Fire last summer and the numerous large fires in the West this year,” Bandelier’s fire management officer Gary Kemp said in a press release announcing the restrictions. “We ask everyone to be careful throughout this very dry time of year.  Nobody wants to deal with another huge wildfire.”
Smoking must be confined to the main parking lot and paved portions of roads in Juniper Campground, according to the press release.
While no open fires are allowed at Bandelier, it is still OK for monument visitors to use petroleum-fueled stoves for cooking as long as it’s done in cleared areas.
Much of statewide land is currently under some sort of fire restrictions.


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