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Hermits Peak Fire

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Santa Fe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
New Mexico
Santa Fe, NM 87508

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Email: 2022.hermitspeak@firenet.gov
Phone: 505-356-2636
Hours: Daily 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

San Miguel and Mora County Evacuation Updates 9 a.m. May 16

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
News – 5/16/2022

News from San Miguel and Mora County

SAN MIGUEL - The following communities have been placed into SETSTATUS: Holy Ghost, Tres Lagunas, El Macho, and Lower La Posada. The following communities have been placed into
READY STATUS: of Camino Rincon,  Rivera  Ridge,  Pecos  Southwest,  Pecos  Southeast,  East  Pecos  North,  East  Pecos  South,  and  Pecos National Monument.

The communities of Rociada, Upper Rociada, San Pablo, Bull Canyon, Cow Creek, Upper and Lower Colonias, are in GO STATUS.  

The communities of 527-525 Hwy 518, Big Pine, Canoncito, Canovas Canyon, Chavez, Country Acres, County A3, Cow Creek, D Bibb East, D Bibb West, E Las Tusas, E Sapello, El Porvenir, Emplazado, Gallinas, Gunner Trail, Hot  Springs,  La  Canada,  Las  Dispensas,  Lone  Pine  Mesa,  Lower  Canyon  Road,  Manuelitas,  Pendaries  Valley East,  Pendaries  Village,  Porvenir  Canyon,  Romeroville  West,  San  Ignacio,  Storrie  Lake,  Taylor  Wells,  Tierra Monte-Canon, Trout Springs, W Las Tusas, Mineral Hill, San Geronimo, Ojitos Frios, W Sapello, Holy Ghost, Tres Lagunas, El Macho, and Lower La Posadaarein SET STATUS. 

We  want  to  remind  all  residents  in  San  Miguel  and  Mora  counties,  as  evacuation  levels  change  and  your residence becomes deemed an area of evacuation, we encourage you to take immediate action. This is a long-term event.

ROAD CLOSURES 

San Miguel County:

N.M.  518  is  closed  between  mile  posts  26  (La  Cueva)  and  52  (Sipapu).  N.M.  94  is  closed  at  mile  post  18 (Restricting access to Mora). N.M. 105 is closed at mile post 4. N.M. 276 is closed at mile post 0, N.M. 65 will be closed at mile post 15.CR A19A is closed between the junctions of CR A19A and CR A31 (North) and CR A19A and CR A20.(South). N.M. 223 is closed at mile post 2 (Forest Service Boundary).

Mora County:
 
 N.M.  518  is  closed  between  mile  posts  26  (La  Cueva)  and  52  (Sipapu).  N.M.  94  is  closed  at  mile  post  18 (Restricting access to Mora). N.M. 442 is closed at mile post 19 (Ocate). N.M. 434 is closed at mile post 26 (Black Lake). N.M. 121 is closed between mile posts 0 and 8.

Ready, Set Go, Wildland Fire Action Guide

Visit the ArcGIS Map for the latest evacuation map. Please follow San Miguel County and Mora County Sheriff’s Facebook pages for the latest updates at: 

Evacuation Shelter Sites Information

San Miguel County Shelters

  • Old Memorial Middle School Gymnasium, 947 Old National Rd. in Las Vegas
  • Glorieta Adventure Camps, 11 NM-50 in Glorieta
  • Genoveva Chavez Community Center, 3221 Rodeo Rd, Santa Fe 

San Miguel County Livestock Shelters

  • The Zamora Arena continues to be utilized to temporarily house evacuated horses and livestock. Contact Matthew Romero with the New Mexico Livestock Board at, 575-643-6805.

Contact

Travis Martinez, PIO | Travis.Martinez@state.nm.us | (505) 617-5900 

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