Online Private Land Suppression Repair Request Deadline is September 12

September 7, 2022 – Calf Canyon Fire Update 

Acres: 341,735| Containment: 100% | Total personnel: 508| Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: Spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: Holdover fire from prescribed pile burn | Location: 12 miles NW of Las Vegas, NM | Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass 

Highlights: The Southwest Incident Management Team 5 returned to take command of the Calf Canyon incident on Monday, September 5. Team 5 is glad to be back and serving the local communities once again.

Private landowners whose property received damage due to fire suppression operations will have until September 12 to utilize the online Private Land Suppression Repair Survey. Just the online option will be discontinued. The Private Land Suppression Repair phone line will remain open for new and existing suppression repair requests. Individuals with questions or concerns regarding any new or existing requests should call: 720-417-8048.

Districts on the Santa Fe National Forest and Carson National Forest most impacted by the Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon Fire are issuing free personal-use fuelwood permits for up to five cords of dead and down timber. Permits and additional information are available at the following offices: Las Vegas Ranger Station – 1926 N. 7th Street, Las Vegas, NM – 505-425-3534; Pecos Ranger Station – 32 S. Main Street, Pecos, NM – 505-757-6121; or the Supervisor’s Office – 11 Forest Lane, Santa Fe, NM – 505-438-5300

Operations: Crews continue to make progress on suppression repair activities across the Calf Canyon Fire area including removal and transport of wood products that were generated when control lines were established during fire suppression efforts. These efforts will continue as weather and conditions permit.

Closures and Restrictions: Current closure and restriction information is available on the Santa Fe – Alerts & Notices page ( and Carson National Forest – Alerts & Notices page ( Both forests are actively assessing conditions looking for opportunities to reduce the closure areas as soon as possible keeping public and firefighter safety as the highest priority. As hunting season begins, details and maps for newly reopened areas will continue to be updated on the Santa Fe and Carson Forest Alerts & Notices webpages and forest social media.

Weather: The area will continue experiencing a warming and drying trend this week, with temperatures in the high 80s.

Fire Flooding and Recovery Resources: 2022 Wildland Fires Resources Hotline: wildfires/ | After Wildfire New Mexico Guide: | Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires Burned Area Emergency Response:

For questions or concerns related to flooding, please call the New Mexico State Emergency Operations Center at 1-800-432-2080. For federal disaster with fire or flood damage to your primary residence, please call the FEMA Helpline at 1-800-621-3362.

Private Land Suppression Repair Survey (English and Spanish): Call 720-417-8048 for assistance.

Fire Information: Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM | Phone: 505-356-2636| Email:

Online Fire Information Resources: || |Santa Fe National Forest Twitter ( | | Santa Fe National Forest ( | Carson National Forest (

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