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BLM High Plains District lifts fire restrictions

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Published: Oct. 18, 2021 at 11:54 PM CDT
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CASPER, Wyo. (Release) - Fire restrictions have been lifted for all Bureau of Land Management public lands administered by the High Plains District in Campbell, Converse, Crook, Goshen, Johnson, Natrona, Niobrara, Platte, Sheridan, and Weston counties.

The following activities can resume on BLM-administered lands:

  • Building a campfire
  • Smoking
  • Operating a chainsaw
  • Using an arc or gas welder or operating an acetylene or other torch.

The BLM reminds public land users that the following restrictions remain year-round on BLM-administered public lands:

  • Discharging fireworks
  • Discharging firearms using incendiary or tracer ammunition
  • Burning or igniting tires, wires, magnesium, or other hazardous or explosive materials
  • Operating an off-road vehicle without a properly installed spark arrester
  • Discharging explosives of any kind, incendiary devices, pyrotechnic devices, or exploding targets.

For details and updates on BLM fire restrictions or conditions, please visit www.blm.gov/wyoming-fire-restrictions.

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