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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
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San Miguel and Mora County Evacuation Update 1030 a.m. May 21

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
News – 5/21/2022

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 21, 2022 @ 10:30 a.m. 

San Miguel/ Mora County News Release Calf Canyon/ Hermits Peak Fire 
Evacuation Updates 
 
 SAN MIGUEL COUNTY - The communities of Holy Ghost, Tres Lagunas, El Macho, and Lower La Posada have been UPGRADED to GO STATUS.  The communities of Camino Rincon and Rivera Ridge (East of CR B52), Pecos Southwest (East of CR 53/ Rincon del Cielo), Pecos Southeast, East Pecos North, East Pecos South, and Pecos National Monument have been UPGRADED to SET STATUS. 
 
 Current Evacuation Statuses: The communities of Bull Canyon, Cow Creek, Upper and Lower Colonias, Holy Ghost, Tres Lagunas, El Macho, and Lower La Posada are in GO STATUS.  The communities of Lone Pine Mesa, San Ignacio, Mineral Hill, San Geronimo, Ojitos Frios, San Pablo, Rociada, Camino Rincon, Rivera Ridge, Pecos Southwest, Pecos Southeast, East Pecos North, East Pecos South, and Pecos National Monument are in SET STATUS. The communities of Camp Luna, Cinder Road, Crestone, NMBHI, Romeroville East, and, Romeroville West, Taylor Wells, D Bibb West, D Bibb East, Gunner Trail, Hot Springs, Country Acres, Storrie Lake, 527-525- Hwy 518, Emplazado, County A3, Las Dispensas, Trout Springs, Gallinas, Lower Canyon Road, La Canada, E Las Tusas, W Las Tusas, E Sapello, W Sapello, Manuelitas, Canoncito, Tierra Monte – Canon, Big Pine, Canovas Canyon, El Porvenir, Porvenir Canyon, Chavez, Pendaries Valley East, and Pendaries Village are in READY STATUS. 
We want to remind all residents in San Miguel County, 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 36 (Junction of N.M. 518 and N.M. 121) and 58 (Rock Wall). N.M. 65 is closed at mile post 15. N.M. 223 is closed at mile post 2 (Entrance to Cow Creek and Upper/ Lower Colonias). N.M. 63 is closed at mile post 7 (Monastery Lake).

Link to Ready, Set Go, Wildland Fire Action Guide: https://cms6.revize.com/revize/sanmiguelcounty/FINAL-new-mexico-RSG-guide-2017_000.pdf  

Evacuation Information  

Scan the QR code here for the latest evacuation map or visit the ArcGIS Map. Please follow San Miguel County and Mora County Sheriff’s Facebook pages for the latest updates at:  https://www.facebook.com/smcso.nm 

Evacuation Shelter Sites Information  

San Miguel County Shelters:  
- Old Memorial Middle School Gymnasium, 947 Old National Rd. in Las Vegas- 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.###  

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