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Agencies restrict use of fire

 


Agencies that control most of the public lands in the region have issued restrictions on the use of fire.

“Fire restrictions on lands administered by the Bureau of Reclamation have been modified to prohibit the building, maintaining, attending or using a fire of any type, including charcoal briquette fires,” a press release from the Bureau of Land Management states.

The BLM has an agreement with the USBR to operate on their lands for fire management purposes.

“An exemption is made for liquefied and bottled gas stoves and heaters, provided they are used within an area at least 10 fee...



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