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Cooks Peak

Unit Information

Las Vegas District
HC 33 Box 109 #4 Las Vegas New Mexico 87701
Storrie Lake State Park
Las Vegas, NM 87701

News Releases — Cooks Peak

FINAL Update for Cooks Peak Fire-5/13/22 Released: 5/13/2022
 Cooks Peak Fire Final Update Update: 5/13/2022   Fire Update:  The Cooks Peak Fire is expected to be 100% contained by this evening, Friday, May 13.   The Type 3 Incident Management Team that...
Cooks Peak Fire Update-5/12/22 Released: 5/12/2022
 Cooks Peak Fire Update Update: 5/12/2022   Fire Update:  A Red Flag Warning is in effect from 8am-9pm.  Slightly cooler temperatures and strong afternoon winds are expected with gusts up to 40...
Cooks Peak Fire Update-5/11/22 Released: 5/11/2022
Cooks Peak Fire Update Update: Thursday, 5/11/2022   Fire Update:  A Red Flag Warning is forecasted today until 9pm and Thursday from 9am-8pm.  Afternoon winds are expected to be 20-35 mph with...
Cooks Peak Fire Update-5/10/22 Released: 5/10/2022
 Cooks Peak Fire Update Update: 5/10/2022  Fire Update:  The Cooks Peak Fire has held at 97% containment and 59,359 acres during daily wind events. Some smoke may be visible as fuels continue to...
Cooks Peak Fire Update-5/9/22 Released: 5/9/2022
 Cooks Peak Fire Update Update: 5/09/2022  Phone Line: 505-357-0683; Hours: 8 am – 5 pm       Email: 2022.cookspeak@firenet.govFire Update:  A Red Flag Warning is forecasted today until...
Cooks Peak Fire Update 5/8/2022 Released: 5/8/2022
Phone Line: 505-357-0683; Hours: 8 am – 5 pm Email: 2022.cookspeak@firenet.gov   Cooks Peak Fire Update Update 5/08/2022   Acres: 59,359 acres   Containment: 97% Cause: Human, under...
Cooks Peak Fire Update 5/7/2022 Released: 5/7/2022
  Acres: 59,359 acres   Containment: 97% Cause: Human, under investigation Start Date: Sunday, April 17, 2022 Fuels: ponderosa pine, oak brush and grass  Location: North of Ocate NM,...
Evacuations Lifted For Cooks Peak Fire, Type 3 IMT Assumes Command Released: 5/6/2022
   Acres: 59,359 acres  Containment: 97% Cause: Human, under investigation Start Date: Sunday, April 17, 2022 Fuels: ponderosa pine, oak brush and grass Location: North of Ocate NM,...
Cooks Peak Fire Daily Update (5/5/2022) Released: 5/5/2022
Cooks Peak Fire Containment IncreasesUpdate 5/05/2022 Acres: 59,359 acres (based on infrared flight)Location: North of Ocate NM, approximately 46 miles north of Las Vegas, NMContainment: 97%Start...
Cooks Peak Fire Daily Update (5/4/2022) Released: 5/4/2022
Containment Increases Red Flag Warnings Continue Update 5/04/2022 Acres: 59,359 acres (based on infrared flight)Location: North of Ocate NM, approximately 46 miles north of Las Vegas,...