Golf Canyon and Hermits Peak fire: All Mora residents forced to evacuate

Anyone caught in the closed areas could face a $ 5,000 fine and up to six months in prison.

As the fire continues to spread south, firefighters are working to protect waterways and homes west of Las Vegas.

“More than 65 crews continue to work to protect fire-damaged or fire-damaged values. Pipes are maintained throughout this corridor,” said Todd Able, head of operations.

About 1000 firefighters are engaged in the task of extinguishing the fire. People in nearby Las Vegas are waiting to see if they are next.

“We are ready to go if we are told,” Evan Gold said.

Evan Colt says his grandfather Louie lived in the same house since the ’70s and has been coming here all his life.

“I’m a little boy, Grandpa. We came to Christmas. Every holiday, Easter egg hunts were done here, so there’s a lot of memories here,” Gold said.

But now the exit line has been drawn at the end of his runway.

“We felt good, but a few days ago it was so scary, it was shrinking, and I think it was 30,000 acres a day. You could see a lot of smoke and flames from the front hall, it was a big scare for us,” Gold said. .

Some of their neighbors had already been told to evict once.

“We were told to leave two nights ago and my friend and two neighbors stayed here to protect the property,” said Steve Martinez.

Martinez said he has lived here all his life and never thought he would have to do something like this.

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“not at all. not at all. I’ve lived in Las Vegas for 70 years and seen a lot of fires, but nothing like that, ”Martinez said.

Even if the exit line goes near their front door, the whole neighborhood is ready and they believe they don’t have to.

“Praying that God will help us and hope that what they say is going to happen will not happen,” Louie said.

Currently there is no evacuation order to the city of Las Vegas, but since most roads to the west or north are blocked, these neighbors are ready to go shortly.

Exhausts – South Mora up to 121 (south and west of 518), Benasco Blanco, South Carmen, Ledox, Upper Morbi, Sandalgo Creek, Apulo, Portocito, Hot Springs, Story Lake, Los Dispensas, San Ignacio, Lone Pine, Village, Pendaries Valley East, Rociada, Upper Rociada, Tierra Monte Canyon, La Canada, Las Tusas, Area 517 at 527-525, East and West Sapello, Emplazado and Manuelitas, Mineral Hill, San Pablo and San Geronimo, The Big Pine Under Porvenir Canyon, Canovas Canyon, El Porvenir, Gallinas, Lower Canyon Road and Trout Springs Must go! Exhaust level. Everyone living in these areas should leave immediately.

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