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:
Smoke conditions vary with fire activity, air quality information is available at https://fire.airnow.gov/.
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.
Date of Origin:
Monday August 17th, 2020 approx. 02:15 PM
Hennignan's Sheep Camp, PNF
Daren Dalrymple (CAIIMT10)and
Estimated Containment Date:
Saturday September 12th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
fire suppression and Burned Area Emergency Response repair operations will continue in divisions.
The Sheep Fire originated in Plumas County, but a majority of the fire is located in Lassen County.
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.
North Complex Fire Information
Hours: Daily 9:00am - 9:00pm
Fire Unit Information
Plumas National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
159 Lawrence Street
Quincy, CA 95971