Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 1:48 pm (Updated: May 5, 1:54 pm)
The Associated Press
Fire danger is high across New Mexico, and state officials announced Friday that they will impose fire restrictions for all 33 counties starting this week.
The restrictions will take effect Wednesday at 8 a.m. They will prohibit the use of fireworks, campfires and other open fires. Smoking will only be allowed in buildings, on paved surfaces or in vehicles with ashtrays.
Officials said the restrictions will apply on all non-municipal, non-federal and non-tribal lands in New Mexico and will remain in effect until rescinded.
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