Wildfire & Evacuation Information

There are multiple wildfires affecting Northern New Mexico. Taos County Fire & EMS wants to let the public know that as of 5/11/2022 there is no current fire threat to the Town of Taos, Ranchos areas, Talpa area, El Prado, or Pot Creek. With that said, these fires continue to grow and are threatening many neighboring areas. Information will be updated regularly, and we encourage everyone to educate themselves and stay up to date on the latest news by using the following links. 

Press Releases

Links and Resources

Information for HERMit's peak Evacuees

Evacuation Resource Center Locations:

  • Peñasco High School
    13 Old School Rd, Peñasco, NM 87553
    (575)-587-2502

  • Juan I. Gonzales Taos County Agricultural Center
    202 Chamisa Rd, Taos, NM 87571
    (575)-770-6416

  • Red River Convention Center
    101 E River Street, Red River, NM 87558
    (575)-754-1708

  • Taos County Sheriff's Posse Rodeo Grounds (No Hookups)
    (For RV's and those with livestock) (meals will be delivered)
    Address: 230 Camino de la Merced, Taos, NM 87571

    For Livestock, please call Livestock Inspector: Ruben Baca (575)-770-1490

Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner and Snacks

Available for all evacuees regardless of where they are staying now. Information about services are coordinated at the Evacuation Resource Centers. Please go to one to get assistance.

  • St. James Episcopal Church
    208 Camino de Santiago, Taos, NM 87571 
    (575) 779-6715
    Every Thursday 12:30-3:00 pm

  • Shared Table/El Pueblito Methodist Church
    Wednesday, May 25th
    9:30 -11:30 at El Pueblito and 1:30-3:00 at Talpa Community Center.
    575-758-3166

Contact one of the food pantries if you need extra support at home before a distribution day.

Emergency Resources