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Evacuation zones for the Sheep fire [Updated]

October 4, 2009 |  9:48 am

Here are the evacuation zones for the Sheep fire, which is burning in the San Gabriel Mountains between Lytle Creek and Wrightwood:

-- Mandatory evacuations are being put in place in Wrightwood for the areas east of Heath Canyon and west of Heath Canyon between Lone Pine Canyon Road and Highway 2.

-- The remainder of Wrightwood is under voluntary evacuation.

[Update at 2:50 p.m.: As of 12:30 p.m. today, all areas of Wrightwood have been under mandatory evacuation orders, according to San Bernardino County fire officials.]

-- Mandatory evacuations remain in place for the following areas in Lytle Creek: Applewhite, Happy Jack, areas east of Lytle Creek up to and including Mountain Lakes RV Park.

-- Mandatory evacuations are in place also for Swarthout Canyon and areas along Highway 138 between I-15 and Hess Road. 

-- No evacuations at this time to west of Wrightwood in L.A. County.

-- An evacuation center is located at Eisenhower High School in Rialto and at Victorville Fairgrounds.

See the latest on evacuation orders on San Bernardino County's disaster information website.

Sources: InciWeb, San Bernardino County Sheriff Department, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department