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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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Hermits Peak Fire Information
Phone: 505-356-2636
Hours: Daily 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Colfax County Evacuation Update 8 a.m. May 23

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
Closures – 5/23/2022



May 23, 2022 Effective immediately, the communities of East Angel Fire and West Angel Fire have been downgraded to "READY" status from "SET". The status for all other evacuation areas within Colfax County remain unchanged. 
 READY status: 
- Vietnam Memorial Area- Taos Pines- Village of Angel Fire  

SET status:   
- Black Lake  
- Black Lake Resort- Hidden Lake 

Residents should be aware that a high number of firefighters and apparatus, including heavy equipment, may be working in the area. Please drive slowly and exercise caution. While there is no immediate threat to Colfax County, residents should always be prepared for unexpected events, including wildland fires. For information on how to best prepare, you can visit To ensure that you receive emergency alerts from the Colfax County Sheriff's Office, please subscribe to our Emergency Notification System at: 

Additionally, Public Service Announcements can be viewed at the Sheriff's web page at the following sites: s department.php, rdr,, 
 You can also call the Fire information Line: 505-356-2636.   

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