Jun 19, 2016

Sherpa Fire: Weather Conditions Will Make Massive Wildfire ‘More Problematic,’ Official Says

Santa Barbara County, CA
USA
by
Tracy Bloom and Nerissa Knight
,
KTLA
The Sherpa Fire, which broke out west of Goleta on June 15, 2016, burns on a hillside in Santa Barbara County. Photo: KTLA
The Sherpa Fire, which broke out west of Goleta on June 15, 2016, burns on a hillside in Santa Barbara County. Photo: KTLA

More than 2,000 firefighters have been assigned to the Sherpa Fire, also called the Scherpa Fire, which has burned 7,811 acres and remained at 45 percent containment, according to the latest estimates released by the county on Sunday morning