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Fire Prevention

The potential for wildfires is extremely high in New Mexico. As a reminder, The Carson National Forest is currently in a Stage 3 fire restrictions forest-wide closure. Fire danger remains extreme with record conditions only expected to worsen over the foreseeable future. The closure will be rescinded after significant moisture has been received and overall conditions improve. Current closure are in effect May 19, 2022 - Jul 18, 2022. For more info, visit https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/carson/alerts-notices.


What to know how to prepare your home and neighborhood? Check out Smokey Bear's suggestions here: https://smokeybear.com/en/prevention-how-tos/equipment-use-and-maintenance/how-to-prepare-your-home-for-wildfire.


The National Fire Protection Association also has great fire prevention information at https://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/Fire-causes-and-risks/Wildfire/Preparing-homes-for-wildfire


As Smokey says, "Only you can prevent wildfires!"



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