More fire restrictions go into effect Wednesday

LINCOLN NATIONAL FOREST, N.M. (KRQE) – New fire restrictions in the Lincoln National Forest go into effect Wednesday.

The restrictions impact Alamagordo, Ruidoso, Cloudcroft and Carlsbad.

That means certain things are prohibited like campfires, grills, smoking and lighting fireworks.

Those who break the rules could be fined. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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