FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2022 – 3:00 p.m. Taos County Sheriff - Evacuation Update
TAOS COUNTY – As of Wednesday, June 1st at 3 p.m., the following Ready-Set-Go changes will go into effect for Taos County.
The community of Angostura will be downgraded from Set Status (Yellow) to Ready Status (Red).
Taos Canyon have been downgraded from Ready Status (Red) to Planning Status (Grey).
The communities in the 73 Corridor, Vadito, Placita, Rio Pueblo, Rock Wall, Las Mochas, and Sipapu remain in Ready Status (Red).
Please be advised that burnout operations are underway which will produce visible smoke on the southern and southwestern part of the fire. Residents are advised to be cautious during repopulation as fire personnel and fire apparatuses are still present along N.M. 518. For additional information, you can call the Fire Information Line at (505) 356-2636. Residents of Taos and Mora Counties should remain on high alert for changes to evacuation statuses and road closures