County urged to tighten fire rules

County urged to tighten fire rules

There are 2 comments on the Silver City Sun-News story from May 25, 2011, titled County urged to tighten fire rules. In it, Silver City Sun-News reports that:

Even as the Miller Fire topped 83,000 scorched acres in the Gila Wilderness, the Grant County Commission received an update Tuesday from the U.S. Forest regarding the situation and was urged to strengthen the current fire ban ordinance.

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Albuquerque, NM

#1 May 25, 2011
it's tough but if doesn't start raining by july you have to ban fire works, i hate bans but this one is a must

Silver City, NM

#2 May 25, 2011
Only thing is, that most people don't understand, is that no one, not the city or county can outright ban fireworks. It needs to be taken all the way to the State. Sales of certain types of fireworks is protected under state law.

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