Gold Fire Incident

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22,614 Acres


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Active for 23 days  

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1 County


Last Updated10/21/22 1:23 PM
Date Started07/20/20 2:12 PM
Date Contained08/12/20 7:21PM
Location InformationHighway 139 and County Road A-2, South of Adin
Lat/Long[41.11037, -120.923293]
Administrative UnitUnified Command: CAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc Unit and BLM Northern CA District
CauseUnder Investigation
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

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5 Structures Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

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13 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

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4 Injuries

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Contact Information

Public Information Line:
(530) 505-1165

Agency Information

CAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc Unit
BLM Northern CA District
Cooperating Agencies: California Department of Transportation, Modoc County Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol, Lassen County Public Health, Shasta County Public Health, Surprise Valley Electric, California Conservation Corps, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Lassen County Office of Emergency Services, Lassen County Department of Public Works, Modoc County Office of Emergency Services, National Weather Service, Bureau of Land Management, Sierra Pacific Industries

Resources Assigned

CAL FIRE owns and operates over 3,000 fire and emergency response and resource protection vehicles. In support of its ground forces, the CAL FIRE emergency response air program includes 23 Grumman S-2T 1,200 gallon airtankers, 12 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, 9 CALFIRE Hawks, and 16 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and 10 helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.

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3 Helicopters

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43 Engines

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20 Dozers

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26 Water Tenders

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1,057 Personnel

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28 Crews