Courtesy/National Fire Protection Association
July 4th is only a few short weeks away! Fireworks have been a part of many of our families’ Independence Day celebrations throughout the years. Let’s make sure our community is safe during this holiday season.
People can enjoy fireworks safely if they follow a few simple safety tips.
- Never let children handle, play with or light any fireworks.
- Never place any part of your body directly over a fireworks device when lighting the fuse. Backup to a safe distance immediately after lighting fireworks.
- Buy only legal fireworks read the label
Community Education County Public Safety Fire
I had a serious accident Feb. 27 on Diamond Drive at the intersection of Sandia, in front of the old Metzger Service Station. I did serious damage to my 2015 Tesla S and another vehicle.
I would like to talk to anyone who witnessed the accident or observed me or my actions immediately following the accident. If you were there, I would appreciate hearing from you, I can be reached at 505.709.0025 and can receive voice or text.
There were some young men who were very helpful to myself and the driver and passenger of the vehicle I struck, that I would like to thank. If you were one
Community Public Safety Opinion
Example of what can quickly happen when a campfire is not completely extinguished. Courtesy photo
- Unattended campfires are the leading human cause of wildfire
SANTA FE – The good news is that last weekend there were only four abandoned campfires on the Santa Fe National Forest, a significant decrease from the 41 discovered over the Memorial Day weekend.
The bad news is that two of the four escaped the fire ring and could have kicked off a wildfire if they had not been found in time and extinguished.
As conditions on the forest get warmer and drier, please remember that unattended
State Public Safety Fire Recreation
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, will participate in a hearing at 8 a.m. Thursday entitled “Russian Federation Efforts to Interfere in the 2016 U.S. Elections”.
Sen. Heinrich is expected to question former FBI Director James Comey when he testifies before the Committee.
The hearing will stream live online.
State Nation World Public Safety Politics
County Public Safety Opinion Police Politics