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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 12:00 p.m. May 26

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
Closures – 5/26/2022


 Effective immediately, the communities of Hidden Lake, Black Lake Resort, and Black Lake have been downgraded to "READY" status from "SET". Residents from these areas should remain prepared as of 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 26' 2022. 
 The status for all evacuation areas within Colfax County remain unchanged. 
 READY status: 
- Vietnam Memorial Area- Taos Pines- Village of Angel Fire- Black Lake- Black Lake Resort- Hidden Lake  

Favorable weather conditions, combined with excellent suppression efforts have allowed for the repopulation of these previously evacuated communities. The Colfax County Sheriff's Office in consultation with the Colfax County Emergency Management, and with California lnteragency Incident Management Team 2 sincerely thank the impacted communities for your patience as the firefighting efforts have progressed. 
 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 05/26/2022 @ 1200 

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