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Gold Fire

22,634 Acres




Active for 23 days

1 County


Last Updated08/12/20 7:21 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

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

5 Structures Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

13 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

4 Injuries

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

Cooperators & Personnel

CAL FIRE often partners with other agencies during extended emergency incidents.

3 Agencies

Partner Federal, State and Local Agencies

1,057 Personnel

Total Fire Personnel Assigned

28 Crews

Number of Crews Assigned

Contact Information

Public Information Line:
(530) 505-1165

Agency Information

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
CAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc Unit
BLM Northern CA District

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, 11 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, and 14 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and nine helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.

3 Helicopters

43 Engines

20 Dozers

26 Water Tenders