FOR IMEDIATE RELEASE - COLFAX COUNTY EVACUATION UPDATE June 1, 2022
Effective immediately, the communities of Hidden Lake, Black Lake Resort, Black Lake, Village of Angel Fire, Taos Pines, and Vietnam Memorial Area have been downgraded to normal status from "Ready".
Favorable weather conditions, combined with excellent suppression efforts have allowed for the repopulation of our communities. The Colfax County Sheriff's Office in consultation with the Colfax County Emergency Management, and with Pacific Northwest 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 www.ready.gov.