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Cerro Pelado

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contacts

Santa Fe National Forest
Phone: 505-438-5300
Hours: M-F 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Jemez Ranger District
Phone: 575-829-3535
Hours: M-F 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Evacuation Level Change for Los Alamos County & Los Alamos National Lab

Cerro Pelado Wildfire
Announcements – 5/8/2022

Los Alamos County Emergency Management announced that Los Alamos County and Los Alamos National Lab will move from the READY status to SET status at 8 am on Monday, May 9, 2022. 
SET means to prepare yourself and your home for the possibility of evacuation before wildfire arrives. Some actions include:

  • creating a Wildfire Action Plan that includes evacuation planning for your home, family, and pets
  • Assemble an Emergency Supply Kit for each person in your household
  • Fill out a Family Communication Plan that includes important evacuation and contact information
  • Stay informed by following local media, local fire alerts, and county emergency notifications. 

Click here for a copy of a Ready, Set, Go - Your Personal Wildland Fire Action Guide, including helpful checklists: