CA WILDFIRE | GOLD FIRE | LASSEN COUNTY | UPDATE 4

GOLD FIRE

UPDATE 4 – WEDNESDAY

INCIDENT SUMMARY

Two separate wildfires, one in the north and the second in the south were called in by 2 CAL Trans employees on Monday, July 20, 2020.  The fires sparked by unknown ignitions would eventually merge into a single firestorm.   The cause is being investigated.

Located approximately 4-5 miles south of Adin on Hwy 139 in Lassen County, California.  It The fire has not crossed over Modoc County.

RESOURCES 

Incident Cooperators

  • Lassen County Sheriff’s Office
  • CA DOT
  • Modoc County Sheriff’s Office
  • CHP
  • Lassen Co Public Health
  • Shasta Co Public Health
  • Surprise Valley Electric
  • CA Conservation Corps
  • CA DOC
  • Lassen Co OES
  • NWS
  • BLM
  • Sierra Pacific Industries

Command

CAL FIRE and Modoc National Forest are in Unified Command.

Personnel, Equipment

  • 949 Personnel
  • 105 engines
  • 27 dozers
  • 18 water tenders
  • 21 crews
  • 10 helicopters
  • 159 other misc resources

CURRENT STATUS 

  • 14,500 acres
  • 15% contained
  • 25 structures threatened
  • Evacuations/road closures in effect
  • $2.2 Million CTD

Photo Credit | @alertwildfire

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MANDATORY EVACUATIONS IN EFFECT

The following evacation orders are currently in effect.

ZONE A

  • All residents along Hwy 139 from Susanville Rd (A-2) south to Termo Grasshopper Road.

ZONE B

  • Areas south of Ash Valley Rd
  • West of Spooner Rd
  • East of Hw 139
  • North of Termo Grasshopper Road

ZONE C

  • Areas west of Hwy 139, south of Haydenhill Road.
  • South of Haydenhill Rd
  • East of Anderson Ranch Rd/Dixie Valley Rd
  • North of Long Flat Rd

ZONE D

  • Ash Valley Rd at US 395 west to Spooner Rd
  • South on Spooner Rd to Hwy 139
  • East on Hwy 319 to Termo Grasshopper Rd to US 395

ZONE E

  • Areas west of Hwy from Terom Grasshopper Rd
  • South Gleghorn Rd
  • East of Slate Creek Rd

Photo Credit | Crockett Carquinez FD

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EVACUATION SHELTER

  • Lassen Community College – 478200 CA-139, Susanville, CA 96130

INJURIES

2 Firefighters.

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7/22/2020 1455 PT | 4 |  (c) 2020 NW Fire Blog | 1240 PT