May 27, 2018

Angel Fire Burn Ban

Burn Ban is in effect until further notice

Angel Fire Area Fire Restrictions

Outside fires and open burning are prohibited.

This prohibition is due to the lack of precipitation, high winds, and the continued drying out of fuels throughout the Village of Angel Fire.

Included

  • Bonfires
  • Campfires
  • Outdoor cooking fires
  • Outdoor heating fires

Prohibited

  • Charcoal broilers
  • Barbecue grills
  • Coal-burning stoves used outside of private dwellings are classified as campfires

Exceptions

Cooking and heating devices that use kerosene, white gas or propane as fuel if used with adequate fire protection and defensible space; commercial grade smokers with adequate fire protection and defensible space; commercially constructed personal smokers with adequate fire protection and defensible space;

* All outdoor smoking is prohibited.

Exceptions: smoking that is restricted to designated areas, only within structures that allow smoking, or inside vehicles equipped with ashtrays. Do not hang cigarettes outside of the vehicle or flip ashes outside of the vehicle.

Also Included

  • Above ground detonation
  • Agricultural burning
  • Burning of explosives
  • Ceremonial fires
  • Controlled burning
  • Disease control
  • Outdoor welding and hot torch burning
  • Ignition of rocket motors
  • Open burning
  • Open flames
  • Timber and forest management
  • Research and development
  • Slash piles
  • Weed burning

The ban will stay in effect until climactic conditions improve and the threat of fire danger is reduced.

Fire Chief John Murtagh
575-377-334
jmurtagh@angelfirenm.gov

Colfax County Fire Restrictions
PUBLIC NOTICE
Effective March 13, 2018

Prohibited

  • Open burning in the unincorporated areas of Colfax County.
  • No outside smoking is permitted except within a 3-foot diameter barren area.
  • No exterior fireplaces
  • No outdoor stoves, chimeneas, or charcoal briquette barbecues

Exceptions

  • Gas-propane stoves and barbeques,
  • Chainsaws will be permitted provided the manufacturers spark arrestor is in place.

No burn permits will be issued at this time. Any current burn permits are hereby revoked.

Larry Osborn
Colfax County Fire Marshal

* Please contact the County Fire Marshal or your local Fire Chief for a permit BEFORE any open burning.

WildFire

The Angel Fire Fire Department will be hosting its second in a series of community meetings to discuss the wildfire danger in and around the Village of Angel Fire. This meeting will concentrate on prevention, preparation, planning and evacuation.

Topics for discussion will include our community needs, the current ordinances, and how we will respond to a wildfire in the Moreno Valley.

The meetings are scheduled for March 29, 2018 at 6:00 pm at Village Hall, 3388 Mountain View Boulevard.

Angel Fire Fire Department Fundraiser

fundraiserFire Department staff and volunteers will be waiting tables and all tips and plates of catfish they sell will go to benefit the Angel Fire Fire Department.

When: Friday, August 12, 2016 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Where: The Pub n Grub Restaurant

2014 Critter Crawl

critter-crawl-20141.5K Mile Fun Run Walk

When: July 5, 2014 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Race starts at 10:15 am. Refreshments, hot dogs and hamburgers will be served afterward at the Angel Fire Fire Department. Live music by Steve Hayes. Costume contest for best dressed critter.

Proceeds go to benefit the Angel Fire Fire Department Emergency Alert System.