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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 8 a.m.

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
Closures – 5/27/2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:May 27, 2022 – 8:00 a.m.
San Miguel/ Mora County News Release Calf Canyon/ Hermits Peak Fire
Evacuation Updates

The community of Chacon has been DOWNGRADED to SET STATUS, effective immediately. There are currently no communities 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, West Holman, and Chacon are in SET STATUS. The communities of Upper Morphy, Santiago Creek, South Carmen, Ledoux, Penasco Blanco, Abuelo, Puertocito, Rito Cebolla, South Mora (East), Golondrinas, Watrous/Fort Union, Upper Rociada 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 Mora County: There are currently no road closures in Mora County.

Link to Ready, Set Go, Wildland Fire Action Guide:

Evacuation Information
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Evacuation Shelter Sites Information
San Miguel/ Mora 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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