Ruidoso Downs

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City of Ruidoso Downs
P.O. Box 348 122 Downs Drive
Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346
Phone: 505.378.4422
FAX: 505.378.4586


STAGE 2 - Fire Restrictions

City of Ruidoso Downs

Mayor: Bob Miller   City Administrator: John Waters


From: Bob A. Miller, Mayor

Date: June 17, 2004

RE: Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

The City of Ruidoso Downs will implement Stage II fire restrictions starting at 8 a.m. Friday, June 18, 2004. Phase II Restrictions –Updates include prohibition of:

  • Campfires, charcoal, coal, wood stoves, citronella candles, etc. anything has that has a flame, (no campfires in developed campgrounds or in dispersed recreation areas);
  • Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building;
  • Possessing, discharging, or using any kind of firework or other pyrotechnic device;
  • Using an explosive;
  • Operating a chainsaw or other equipment powered by an internal combustion engine;
  • Welding, or operating acetylene or other torch with open flame;
  • Possess or use a motor vehicle off Forest System Roads, Federal or State Highways, or County roads within.

We here at the City of Ruidoso Downs apologize for any inconvenience this project will have on our city residents and city commercial customers. We ask that all be patience during the long overdue project.

Should you have any questions or need further information, please do not hesitate to call City Hall at 378-4422. Thank you.

Positive Change for a Progressive City!


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