CHIMAYO, N.M. (KRQE) – Postal service for the Chimayo area has been moved due to a fire at the post office. Residents can pick up their mail at the Santa Cruz Post office at 1701 NM 76 in Santa Cruz, NM.

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The fire broke out at the building on State Highway 76 Tuesday morning. The USPS says it was a total loss.

The Santa Cruz Post Office is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and closed between 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. They are also open Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and closed on Sundays. Customers will need to provide identification to receive their mail.

Chimayo residents will need to use the Santa Cruz post office until further notice.