575-445-3652

City-wide Burn Restrictions

Raton Fire & Emergency Services

127 Clark Ave.

Raton, NM  87740

575-575-2708

 

 

PUBLIC SERVICE ANOUNCEMENT

 

City wide Burn Restrictions

 

The City of Raton has, as part of their City Ordinances, Fire Restrictions. These restrictions are in force year round and do not require a special decree to activate. These restrictions apply to the Raton City and the Extra Territorial Zone (ETZ).

 

These ordinances limit;

The Storage of Flammable and Combustible Materials,

Open Burning,

Recreational Fires,

Open Area burning (None allowed within 50 feet of any structure)

Open Burning within an approved container (None within 15 feet any structure)

Bar-B-Qs (Must be 10 feet distance or greater from any structure)

All Fires require – Attendance – Fire Extinguisher or Water Hose

 

Permits are required for;

Bonfire

Recreational Fires

Range Management

Weed Control

 

Additional Restrictions or Bans may be imposed if conditions warrant.

 

For areas outside the Raton City limits or the ETZ, contact the Colfax County Fire Marshal’s Office at 575-245-3473. For any additional information call the Raton Fire Department at (575) 445-2708

 

 

 

June 9, 2017

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