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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

News Releases — Cerro Pelado

Cerro Pelado Update for Tuesday, June 14 Released: 6/14/2022
Cerro Pelado Fire Update – June 14, 2022 JEMEZ SPRINGS, NM – June 14, 2022 – The Northern New Mexico Type 3 Team will transition the fire back to the Jemez Ranger District on Wednesday, June...
Cerro Pelado Fire Update for Friday, June 3 Released: 6/3/2022
Cerro Pelado Fire Update – June 3, 2022   JEMEZ SPRINGS, NM – June 3, 2022 – Firefighters will continue working south of NM Hwy 4 to reinforce containment fire lines and extinguish any...
Cerro Pelado Fire Update for Thursday, June 2 Released: 6/2/2022
 Cerro Pelado Fire Update – June 2, 2022   JEMEZ SPRINGS, NM – June 2, 2022 – The Northern New Mexico Type 3 Incident Management Team assumed command of the Cerro Pelado Fire on the evening...
Cerro Peldao Fire Update for Wednesday, June 1 Released: 6/1/2022
                                Daily Update Wednesday, June 1, 2022 Today will be the final update from Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team Three TEAM TRANSITIONRocky Mountain...
Cerro Pelado Fire Update for Tuesday, May 31 Released: 5/31/2022
WEATHER AND FIRE BEHAVIOR Although the red flag warning over the fire area has been removed, increased temperatures and low humidity in the range of 9 to 13 percent will keep fire risks...
Cerro Pelado Fire Update for Monday, May 30 Released: 5/30/2022
WEATHER AND FIRE BEHAVIOR A red flag warning remains over the fire area due to high winds and relative humidity in the single digits. With the high winds forecast today, expect to see increased smoke...
Cerro Pelado Fire Update for Sunday, May 29 Released: 5/29/2022
WEATHER AND FIRE BEHAVIOR Although temperatures will be cooler today, a red flag warning remains over the fire area due to winds and relative humidity remaining in the single digits. Isolated fire...
Cerro Pelado Fire Update for Saturday, May 28 Released: 5/28/2022
 WEATHER AND FIRE BEHAVIOR Temperatures will continue to increase over the fire area with relative humidity remaining in the single digits. Fire activity has been minimal along the perimeter. The...
Cerro Pelado Fire Update for Friday, May 27 Released: 5/27/2022
 WEATHER AND FIRE BEHAVIOR Temperatures will continue to increase over the fire area with lower relative humidity in the single digits. Fire behavior continues to be minimal across the fire...
Cerro Pelado Fire Update for Thursday, May 26 Released: 5/26/2022
WEATHER AND FIRE BEHAVIOR There will be warmer weather over the fire area today with sunny skies in the morning. There is zero percent chance of precipitation, and the maximum temperature will reach...