Restrictions lifted for Santa Fe Forest, Valles Caldera

SANTA FE (KRQE) – The recent rain on the Santa Fe National Forest and Valles Caldera National Preserve has helped to reduce the fire danger there. Fire restrictions were lifted.

People are still asked to be cautious.

Firefighters continue to respond to smoke reports from lightning strikes throughout the forest. 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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