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Sheep Fire

Unit Information

Plumas National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
159 Lawrence Street
Quincy, CA 95971

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Incident Contact

North Complex Fire Information
Email: 2020.NorthComplex.Info@firenet.gov
Phone: 530-316-4487
Hours: Daily 9:00am - 9:00pm

Highlighted Activity

09/07/2020 Morning Update, September 7
Sheep Fire – Morning Update Acres: 29,570 Containment: 90% Resources:   Engines: 34 Hand crews: 9 Helicopters: 1 Fixed wing aircraft: as needed   Water tenders: 23 Dozers: 10 Other heavy...
News - 09/07/2020
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September 8, 2020: This will be the final update for the Sheep Fire unless conditions change.
 
The Sheep Fire started on August 17 as a result of lightning. As of 6 a.m. on Sept. 9, it is:

29,570 acres
100% contained

Smoke
Smoke conditions vary with fire activity, air quality information is available at https://fire.airnow.gov/.

Forest Closures
Lassen and Plumas National Forests have enacted Sheep Fire Closure Orders, the boundaries and map are outlined at https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/lassen/home.








Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginMonday August 17th, 2020 approx. 02:15 PM
LocationHennignan's Sheep Camp, PNF
Incident CommanderDaren Dalrymple (CAIIMT10)and
Coordinates40.279 latitude, -120.761 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel180
Size29,570 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateSaturday September 12th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Significant Events

CAIIMT 10

Outlook

Planned Actions

fire suppression and Burned Area Emergency Response repair operations will continue in divisions.

Remarks

The Sheep Fire originated in Plumas County, but a majority of the fire is located in Lassen County.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

A significant change in the weather will occur today through Wednesday. A Red Flag Warning will be in effect from 1300 Monday through 1100 Tuesday for gusty winds and low humidity. A Fire Weather Watch is in place for Tuesday and Wednesday for continuing gusty winds and low humidity. The Red Flag warning covers most of the state of California.

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