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

Mora County Evacuation Update 3p.m. May 25

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
Closures – 5/25/2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 25, 2022 -  

San Miguel/ Mora County News Release Calf Canyon/ Hermits Peak Fire 
 
Evacuation Updates  MORA COUNTY - The following communities of Golondrinas and Watrous/Fort Union have been DOWNGRADED to READY STATUS, effective immediately. 

The community of Chacon is in GO STATUS. 
 
The communities of Buena Vista, North Mora (East), Guadalupita, South Mora (West), North Mora (West), Lucero, Rainsville, El Turquillo, Los Cisneros, Ojo Feliz & Apache Lake, Los Hueros, Los Lefebres, Ocate, Naranjos, Sierra Bonita, and West Holman are in SET STATUS. 
 
The communities of Upper Morphy, Santiago Creek, South Carmen, Ledoux, Penasco Blanco, Abuelo, Puertocito, Rito Cebolla, South Mora (East), Golondrinas, and Watrous/Fort Union are in READY STATUS. 
 
Residents are advised to be cautious 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. 
 
ROAD CLOSURES  Mora County: N.M. 518 is closed between mile posts 42 (Taos County line) and 52 (Sipapu). N.M. 121 is closed between mile posts 0 and 8.
 
Link to Ready, Set Go, Wildland Fire Action Guide: https://cms6.revize.com/revize/sanmiguelcounty/FINAL-new-mexico-RSG-guide-2017_000.pdf 

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