Cooks Peak (Wildfire)


The Cooks Peak Fire is located on private land north of Ocate in Mora County. The Northern New Mexico Type 3 Incident Management Team will be managing the fire, which was first reported at 4:15 p.m on April 17, 2022. An evacuation order for Canada Bonita, Blatman Ranch, and one other residence remains in place as of April 18, 2022. Evacuees may utilize Memorial Middle School in Las Vegas, 1236 5th St. The Zamora Arena is available for evacuated livestock. Contact Matthew Romero, Livestock Inspector, at 575-643-6805 for more information. County Road A023 in Mora is closed.Smoke: Smoke from the Cooks Peak Fire may impact surrounding areas, including areas in the Moreno Valley, Sapello to Pendaries, and lower Rociada. Smoke-sensitive individuals and people with respiratory problems or heart disease are encouraged to take precautionary measures. An interactive smoke map at allows you to zoom into your area to see the latest smoke conditions. Fire…

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