Sheep Fire Incident

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29,570 Acres


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Active for 17 days  

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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
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

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26 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

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1 Injury

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

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, 12 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, 9 CALFIRE Hawks, and 16 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and 10 helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.

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1 Helicopter

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54 Engines

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10 Dozers

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24 Water Tenders

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536 Personnel

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16 Crews