Rains quench county fire ban

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By Thomas Garcia: PNT staff writer The Roosevelt County commissioners lifted a fire ban in Roosevelt County because of recent rains. Portales has received 2.14 inches of rain since July 7, according to the National Weather Service in Albuquerque. Commissioner Paul Grider made the motion for lifting the burn ban. “We have received a lot [...]