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Sheep Fire

29,570 Acres




Active for 17 days

1 County


Last Updated09/13/20 7:53 AM
Date Started08/22/20 10:02 PM
Date Contained09/09/20 9:00AM
Location InformationGold Run Road, Southwest of Susanville in Plumas County.
Lat/Long[40.274, -120.757]
Administrative UnitUnified Command: Plumas National Forest, Lassen National Forest, Lassen-Modoc Unit

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

26 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

1 Injury

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Cooperators & Personnel

CAL FIRE often partners with other agencies during extended emergency incidents.

1 Agency

Partner Federal, State and Local Agencies

536 Personnel

Total Fire Personnel Assigned

16 Crews

Number of Crews Assigned

Contact Information

Agency Information

Plumas National Forest

Resources Assigned

CAL FIRE owns and operates over 3,000 fire and emergency response and resource protection vehicles. In support of its ground forces, the CAL FIRE emergency response air program includes 23 Grumman S-2T 1,200 gallon airtankers, 11 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, and 14 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and nine helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.

1 Helicopter

54 Engines

10 Dozers

24 Water Tenders