DOG HEAD FIRE UPDATE The power to all residences in mandatory evacuation areas will be shut off at 4:00 p.m.

6/16/2016 – 3 PM                 

The power to all residences in mandatory evacuation areas will be shut off at 4:00 p.m. today for safety reasons.

Contact numbers:  

PNM: 888-342-5766 

Central NM Electric Co-op: 505-832-4483

Evacuations:

Bernalillo County: Mandatory evacuations are from the junction of state highways 217 and 337 south to the Torrance county line including the communities of Chilili, Mercid, Escobosa, and Yrisarri. For information about this evacuation call the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office at (505) 798-7000.

New mandatory evacuation area this afternoon in Torrance County:

Northern boundary:  Torrance county line

Eastern boundary:  Peacock Road (County Road 30)

Western boundary: the Manzano mountains

Southern boundary:  Highway 55

Evacuations centers are located in Estancia at the Torrance County Fairgrounds (for people and pets), and in Tijeras at the Los Vecinos Community Center.

New toll-free phone lines for fire information will be staffed from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. starting June 16: 

855-585-5547, 855-585-5546, 855-581-3862, 855-581-3861

Fire Information:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DogHeadFire/

Inciweb: http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4784/

NM Fire Info: https://nmfireinfo.com/

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