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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.

San Miguel and Mora County Evacuation Update 3 p.m. May 23

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
Closures – 5/23/2022

 OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 23, 2022 - 3:00 p.m.

San Miguel/Mora County News Release Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire Evacuation Updates

MORA COUNTY - The following communities of Sierra Bonita and Holman West have been DOWNGRADED to SET STATUS. These communities will be allowed to repopulate as off 3 p.m. this afternoon.

The communities of Upper Morphy, Santiago Creek, South Carmen, Ledoux, Peñasco Blanco, Abuela, Puertecita, Rito Cebolla, and South Mora (East) have been DOWNGRADED to READY STATUS.

The communities of Golondrinas, Buena Vista, Watrous/Fort Union, North Mora (East), Guadalupita, South Mora (West) Lucero, Rainsville, El Turquillo, Los Cisneros, Ojo Feliz & Apache Lake, Los Hueros, Los LefebresOcate, Naranjos, Sierra Bonita, and West Holman are in SET STATUS.

The community of Chacon remains in GO Status. 

There are no additional changes to evacuation areas in San Miguel or Mora Counties.  See the Santa Fe County update on Inciweb for Santa Fe County information. 
Residents are advised to be cautions during repopulation as fire personnel and fire apparatuses are still present. For additional information you can call the Fire Information Line at (505) 356-2636.


Mora County: N.M. 518 is closed between mile posts 43 (Taos County Line) and 52 (Sipapu). N.M. 121 is closed between mile posts 0 and 8.
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