RUIDOSO, NM — Thursday morning, the Village of Ruidoso moved to Level II Fire Restrictions in an effort to prevent situations that could lead to wildfires. Village officials are asking visitors and residents to be vigilant and call 911 if they see any signs of smoke.
Level II Fire Restrictions include the following:
- No charcoal briquettes or commercial fire pits are allowed to be used on any public or private property
- UL/FM approved gas grills are allowed
- No outside smoking on public or private property (unless in areas specifically permitted by the Fire Marshal)
- Smoking allowed within enclosed vehicles or indoors only
- Campfires and fireworks are not to be permitted
Citations will be issued - NO EXCEPTIONS, NO WARNINGS
If you have questions about the Level II Fire Restrictions, please contact the Ruidoso Fire Department at 575-257-3473.