Patrols found 18 abandoned campfires over Mother’s Day weekend on the Jemez Ranger District. Courtesy image
SANTA FE — On the brink of the 2021 wildfire season, with severe drought conditions and high fire danger across the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF), one abandoned campfire is one too many.
Over Mother’s Day weekend, fire prevention patrols on the Jemez Ranger District found 18 abandoned campfires. The Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District was not far behind with an estimated 10 abandoned campfires reported over the last 10 days. Most of the abandoned campfires – still the leading
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