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Sheep Fire

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Angeles National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
701 N. Santa Anita Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91006

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Sheep Fire Evening Update- June 15, 2022

Sheep Fire Wildfire
News – 6/15/2022

Currently, the Sheep Fire is burning both in the Angeles National Forest and on private land near Wrightwood, CA. San Bernardino County reported the fire on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at 6:36 p.m. to the Angeles National Forest Emergency Communications Center. The fire was initially reported as approximately ¼-acre in size.

Firefighters continue to increase containment of the Sheep Fire as they work to place more hand lines around the perimeter of the fire. Earlier today, hotshot crews alongside helicopter water drops were able to extinguish a few hotspots near the south end of the fire. While infrared flights continue to show scattered heat and interior heat within the fire perimeter, some remaining interior heat islands are expected to burn out. Night operation crews will continue to locate hotspots and monitor fire behavior to protect nearby communities.

Earlier today, CalTrans reopened the portion of Highway 2 that was closed between Wright Mountain Road to Desert Front Road. Fire crews and cooperators will continue to work near the roadway, please use caution when driving through the area. All evacuation orders and warnings for the communities of Wrightwood and Desert Front have been lifted. 

For specific details, visit: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8151/ on INCIWEB.