Sheep Fire Area and Road Closures
Incident: Sheep Wildfire
Sheep Fire Area and Road Closures on the Front Country Ranger District
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., October 7, 2009 - Due to fire activity, and to protect public health and safety, effective immediately, Forest officials are implementing fire area and forest access road closures in the Sheep Fire area on the Front Country Ranger District.
Forest visitors are not permitted to travel into, or be in the Sheep Fire Closure Area. The boundary of the Sheep Fire Closure Area begins at the south end of Sheep Canyon, then continues northwest to Mormon Rocks, then continues west to Circle Mountain, then continues south to Gobblers Knob, then continues east back to the starting point, as shown on the attached map.
Stockton Flats Road 3N06, from the unpaved portion at the Lytle Creek Shooting Area, then west to its termination and Pioneer Road 3N35 are also closed to public use and entry.
The Pacific Crest Trail is close from Interstate 15 to State Highway 14, and through hikers can use State Highway 138 as an alternate route.
For further information about these restrictions or the Sheep Fire, contact the Fire Information Center at (909) 383-5688.
Further information can be found at http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/sanbernardino/about/forder0906.shtml