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For Immediate Release           Date: September 23, 2005

Fire Restrictions Lifted 

Contact list (alphabetical by agency)
Bureau of Land Management – Kirsten Cannon (702) 515-5057
National Park Service - Roxanne Dey - (702) 293-8947
Nevada Division of Forestry – Wayne Dailey - (702) 486-5123
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – Dick Birger - (702) 515-5450
U.S. Forest Service – Beth Short - (702) 839-5567 

Las Vegas, NV….Due to weather condition changes, the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area (NRA), Nevada Division of Forestry, National Park Service, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are lifting fire restrictions Friday, September 23, 2005.    

Calendar fire restrictions are still in effect for the Spring Mountains NRA until November 15, 2005.  Those restrictions are as follows:  No campfires within one mile of homes in Kyle and Lee Canyons, Deer Creek, Cold Creek and the communities of Trout Canyon and Mt. Springs.  These areas are signed advising the public of the restrictions.

“Fire danger is no longer extreme, but there is still an abundance of dry brush and trees,” stated Forest Service Fire Management Officer Dewey Warner.  “People are encouraged to enjoy their public lands, but to do so responsibly.”

For additional information the public is encouraged to call (702) 515-5000.


Last updated: 03-03-2007