New Mexico Governor Suzanne Martinez Calls for short of a Statewide Ban on fireworks
Today, New Mexico's Governor Susana Martinez, appealed to residents and businesses to halt the use and sale of fireworks. WALMART, SMITH, and ALBERTSON's stores have all taken fireworks from off their shelves. This sould have happened a long time . Frankly, there is no excuse for anyone to light anything outside; The situation is too volatile. Temperature is too high, humidity is too low...and there is fuel in abundance. A slight spark can prove to be very devastating.
Thus far in 2011, New Mexico has seen over 1,000 fires…with the Las Conchas fire being the one of most concerns. It is currently 3% contained, and last reported at 92,000 acres. This fire is very problematic.
This is a time when Public Safety needs to be our top priority.
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