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Santa Fe County is currently in burn restrictions.

An Emergency Ordinance Declaring Hazardous Fire Conditions And Imposing Restrictions On Open Fires, Smoking, And Other Ignition Sources.

By Santa Fe County

Open Burning is allowed seven days a week from 6 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Weather Permitting).  Please call Dispatch at (505) 428-3710 before each burn to verify there are no restrictions.

Open burning: is the burning of a bonfire, rubbish fire or other fire in an outdoor location where fuel being burned is not contained in an incinerator, outdoor fireplace, barbeque grill or barbeque pit.

Recreational Fire: is the burning of materials other than rubbish where fuel being burned is not contained in an incinerator, outdoor fireplace, barbeque grill or barbeque pit and with a total fuel area of 3 feet or less in diameter and 2 feet or less in height for pleasure, religious, ceremonial, cooking or similar purposes.

Burn Permits

To obtain a burm permit, contact the appropriate fire district for your area. Please keep in mind that these are volunteer fire districts and personnel may not be there at all times. If you call, please leave a message and someone will return your call as soon as possible.

You may also contact the Santa Fe County Fire Prevention Division with any questions or if you are unable to make contact with your local district department at 505-995-6523.

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