Hermits Peak & Calf Canyon Fire Smoke Sunday May 15

Smoke fills the sky this afternoon of the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon combined fire looking east from the valley. The Hermits Peak Fire began April 6, 2022 and the Calf Canyon Fire began April 19, 2022. The fires eventually combined and as of today has burned 288,942 acres and is 36 percent contained. The Hermits Peak Fire started from a prescribed burn and the Calf Canyon Fire is still under investigation. Located near Gallinas Canyon, the fire is burning heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush and grass. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com


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