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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.

San Miguel County Evacuation Update 3 p.m May 25

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
Closures – 5/25/2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 25, 2022 @ 3:00 p.m. 

San Miguel/ Mora County News Release Calf Canyon/ Hermits Peak Fire Evacuation Updates  SAN MIGUEL COUNTY - The communities of Rociada, Lone Pine Mesa, San Ignacio, Mineral Hill, San Geronimo, Ojitos Frios, and San Pablo have been DOWNGRADED to READY 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 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 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, Pendaries Village, Rociada, Lone Pine Mesa, San Ignacio, Mineral Hill, San Geronimo, Ojitos Frios, and San Pablo 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. Residents of San Miguel, Mora, Taos, Colfax and Santa Fe Counties should remain on high alert for changes to evacuation statuses and road closures. 
 ROAD CLOSURES 
San Miguel County: 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, #1 Santa Fe Trail Event Center Dr- Springer Rodeo Grounds, 16 Airport Rd 

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