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Hermits Peak Fire

Unit Information

Santa Fe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
New Mexico
Santa Fe, NM 87508

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Incident Contact

Hermits Peak Fire Information
Email: 2022.hermitspeak@firenet.gov
Phone: 505-356-2636
Hours: Daily 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Prepare for Flash Flooding Now June 25, 2022

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 6/25/2022

PREPARE FOR FLASH FLOODING NOW 
Burned out areas are at high risk for flash flooding; even a distant rainstorm can quickly flood your location 

STAY AHEAD OF DISASTER and MAKE A PLAN

  • Closely monitor a weather radio for real time weather conditions Monitor the weather through TV, radio, reliable social media channels and phones.
  • Use a weather radio for real-time weather conditions 
  • Plan evacuation routes 
  • Identify higher ground 
  • Know where to shelter


BUILD AN EMERGENCY KIT

  • Have a basic supply kit ready to go with enough supplies to last each family member at least 3 days, including:
  • Food and water
  • Change of clothes
  • Important documents
  • Medicine
  • Pets and pet supply needs


MAKE SURE EVERYONE IN YOUR HOME KNOWS WHAT TO DO DURING A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY

  • Identify who will round up the pets, grab the emergency kit, etc.
  • Make sure everyone knows where to meet
  • Create a phone/call tree if necessary


FOLLOW EVACUATION INSTRUCTIONS FROM LOCAL OFFICIALS AND NEWS OUTLETS

  • Take warnings seriously. Follow instructions and evacuate immediately if told to do so. Don't Wait!
  • DO NOT attempt to cross flooded roadways on foot or in a vehicle. If you come across a flooded roadway, turn around and search for higher ground 
  • Local officials will communicate with you about where to find shelters

For more information, call the state's Fire Resources Hotline at 800-432-2080 or visit NM Department of Homeland Security & Emergency | (nmdhsem.org)

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