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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 June 9, 2022

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
Closures – 6/9/2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 9, 2022 @ 8:00 a.m. San Miguel/ Mora County News Release Calf Canyon/ Hermits Peak Fire Evacuation Updates

SAN MIGUEL COUNTY - The community of Holy Ghost has been DOWNGRADED to SET STATUS.

The community of Iron Gate will remain in GO STATUS. Traffic to communities in Set Status is open only to residents.

Current Evacuation Statuses: The community of Iron Gate is in GO STATUS. The communities of Upper and Lower Colonias, Lower La Posada, Bull Canyon, Cow Creek, El Macho, Calf Canyon, Tres Lagunas, and Holy Ghost 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, San Pablo, and 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 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.

Closures and Restrictions: All National Forests in New Mexico have closures or restrictions in place due to extreme fire danger. To learn more about these closures and restrictions, visit: https://tinyurl.com/bdy5y99r. Information related to fire restrictions across public and private land can be found at: https://nmfireinfo.com/fire-restrictions/

ROAD CLOSURES San Miguel County: N.M. 65 is closed at mile post 15. NF 86 is closed at the entrance of Cow Creek Ranch. N.M. 63 is closed at mile post 23.5 (Junction of N.M. 63 and Iron Gate Rd.) Only local traffic will be allowed on N.M. 63. All traffic to Bull Creek is closed. NF 92 is only open to residents. Link to Ready, Set Go, Wildland Fire Action Guide: https://cms6.revize.com/revize/sanmiguelcounty/FINAL-new-mexico-RSG-guide-2017_000.pdf 

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