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NM police set to enforce fireworks bans

Saturation news coverage about wildfires in New Mexico appears to have to put a damper on fireworks sales

By Olivier Uyttebrouck
Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Gov. Susana Martinez issued an executive order Wednesday directing State Police to help local law agencies enforce fireworks bans and restrictions across the state.

Meanwhile, voluntary efforts to limit the availability of fireworks seemed to gather momentum Wednesday when Smith's Stores announced it would suspend fireworks sales and a Facebook campaign for a fireworks boycott gained followers this week.

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