Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Friday, March 5, 2021 12:44:03 PM PST

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2020-CAPNF-001299
FWAC Incident ID
137871
Incident Name
Sheep Fire
Last Updated
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 1:14 PM PST
(3 weeks ago)
Fire Reported
Monday, August 17, 2020 1:20 PM PDT
(7 months ago)
State
California
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
63 miles NW of Reno, NV
Responsible Agency
US Forest Service
Responsible Fire Unit
Plumas National Forest
Notes
P5ngs4 (0511) so #70 mhrd # 34 iqcs # 508986 | Contain: 09/07/20 1800 | Control: 10/09/20 1200 | Out: 12/03/20 0800
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

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.


Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning
Date of Origin
Monday August 17th, 2020 approx. 02:15 PM
Location
Hennignan's Sheep Camp, PNF
Incident Commander
Daren Dalrymple (CAIIMT10)and
Coordinates
40.279, -120.761
Total Personnel
180
Size (Acres)
29,570
Containment
100%
Estimated Containment Date
Saturday September 12th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Significant Events
CAIIMT 10
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.
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.
Incident Contact
North Complex Fire Information
Email: 2020.NorthComplex.Info@firenet.gov
Phone: 530-316-4487
Hours: Daily 9:00am - 9:00pm
Fire Unit Information
Plumas National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
159 Lawrence Street
Quincy, CA 95971
Dispatch Contact
Plumas Emergency Communications Center | Quincy, CA
Incident Map

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