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By ROB LARSON
Daily Press Staff Writer
During Tuesday night’s Artesia City Council meeting, Artesia Fire Department Chief J.D. Hummingbird went before the council to approve a resolution declaring extreme or severe drought conditions and restricting the sale and use of fireworks within the boundaries of the city.
Hummingbird also asked the council to approve a ban on fireworks and grills, excluding gas grills, at Jaycee Park specifically on July 4. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.