Bernalillo County approves fire restrictions

June 10th, 2014 at 10:00 pm by under Latest Posts

Tuesday’s commission meeting ended with the final stamp of approval for a Bernalillo County ban of certain fireworks.

The ban includes the sale and use of missile-type rockets, helicopters, aerial spinners, stick-type rockets and ground audible devices within the unincorporated areas of Bernalillo County and will remain in effect through July 10, 2014.

Ground and hand-held sparkling and smoke type fireworks are limited to paved or barren areas.

Violation of the Bernalillo County fireworks ban could result in a fine up to $1,000.00 and sentence of less than one year in jail.

To report illegal firework use call 798-7000. To report a fire call 911.

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