Sheep Fire Update
Presently, the Sheep Fire is burning near the top of Lone Pine Canyon near Wrightwood, which is partly located in Los Angeles County. Fire crews have been successful in keeping the fire from burning into the community of Wrightwood. Numerous helitankers and fixed wing air tankers have dropped water and retardant on the fire, in addition back fires have been set to protect homes on the eastern edge of Wrightwood. Fire engine crews will continue to do structure protection and ground resources will start the process of mop-up as well as construct containment lines. A total of 1,947 personnel have been assigned to fight the Sheep Fire.
State Route (SR) 2 from SR 138 to Wrightwood
Lytle Creek Rd is open to residents only with proper identification
Lone Pine Canyon Rd. at SR 138
SR 2 from SR 138 to La Canada Flintridge
Swarthout Canyon Rd. at Cajon Blvd.
A unified command still remains in tact comprised of U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, San Bernardino County Fire and Sheriff's Departments.
The American Red Cross (ARC) announced it is beginning the process of closing the shelters located at Eisenhower Senior High School in Rialto and San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville. ARC was coordinating the sheltering of residents in the Wrightwood community, including those residents in the Los Angeles County section of Wrightwood.
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