Regional
7:59 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Las Cruces Bans Open Burning Due To Dry Conditions

Open burning is banned within Las Cruces because of extreme drought conditions in the southern New Mexico city.

The Las Cruces Sun Sun-News reports that the ban ordered by the city Fire Department follows restrictions implemented by the New Mexico Forestry Division for many parts of the state.

Information from: The Las Cruces Sun-News.

 

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