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Full Containment of Sheep Fire Expected By Nightfall Today

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To date the Sheep Fire has scorched 7,128 acres in San Bernadino County. Located near Lytle Creek and Wrightwood, the blaze broke out mid-afternoon last Saturday, and has eased towards containment through the week.

Full containment of the fire is expected by around 6 p.m. today, according to InciWeb. "Minimal fire acivity was observed overnight with smoldering ground fuels." Aiding firefighters and their hard work has been our "cool weather and high humidity," notes LA Now. All residents in the area were allowed back in during the week; the next phase here, much like in the areas affected by the Station Fire (which is still not 100% contained) is to prepare for possible mudslides following an onslaught of seasonal rains.