NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The Cibola National Forest, Kiowa/Rita-Blanca Ranger District has implemented stage two fire restrictions. The restrictions will be in place from April 7 at 8 a.m. to July 31 at 8 a.m., unless forest officials amend the restrictions.


  • Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire or stove fire
  • Smoking within three feet of flammable materials
  • Welding or operating an acetylene or other torch with open flame
  • Using a motor vehicle off forest service roads