Reminder: Cerro Pelado Fire In-Person And Zoom Community Briefing Set For 5:30 P.M. Monday

Cerro Pelado Fire public information map for May 2, 2022. Acreage is 22,314; containment is 10%. Courtesy map


The Southern Area Red Incident Management Team (Red Team) invites the Los Alamos community to a briefing on the Cerro Pelado Fire.  The meeting will be held at the Los Alamos County Council Chambers, 1000 Central Ave. in Los Alamos. The public is encouraged to attend remotely through Zoom at the link below.  

When:  Monday, May 2, 2022

Time:    5:30 pm

Where: Los Alamos County Council Chambers

              1000 Central Ave

              Los Alamos, NM
No passcode needed to join

Or by Telephone:

Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 346 248 7799  

or +1 720 707 2699  

or +1 253 215 8782  

or +1 312 626 6799  

or +1 646 558 8656  

or +1 301 715 8592

Webinar ID: 886 0997 2433

At this time, there are no evacuations planned for Los Alamos County. 

Los Alamos County Emergency Manager Beverley Simpson recommends that residents read the brochure on the “Ready, Set, Go!” wildland fire preparedness program at, in the event that circumstances change. She also suggests residents sign up for CodeRED at, or by texting LOSALAMOS to 99411 to receive emergency alert notifications from the County.

It is very important families stay informed using reliable sources. People can check the Los Alamos County Cerro Pelado Fire Updates page at, and find regular updates on the “Los Alamos County” Facebook page.

Fire updates are also being shared on:


Facebook: and Twitter:  

Assigned to the Cerro Pelado fire, the Red Team is one of the nation’s Type 1 fire teams. It manages all aspects of complex incidents and wildfires, such as safety, operations, logistics, finance, planning and public information. Individuals can contact the Red Team via phone or email at 505-312-4593 or