Gold, I-80 near Gold Run

In Contained Regional Firesby YubaNet

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  • Incident Name: Gold, I-80 near Gold Run
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 0.25
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: August 4, 2019
  • Personnel: 30+
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Gold, westbound I-80 between Secret Town and Gold Run on ramps in Placer County.

August 4, 2019 at 10:57 AM

All lanes on westbound I-80 are open again.

August 4, 2019 at 10:31 AM

Mopping up the spot, resources on scene will be on scene for another 30 minutes. Canceling all units still en route.

August 4, 2019 at 10:24 AM

Gold IC is requesting a closure of the #2 lane on westbound I-80, canceling the dozer and the crews.

August 4, 2019 at 10:21 AM

First unit is at scene, reporting a large spot one mile east of Secret Town. Very low growth potential, held on one side by the freeway.

August 4, 2019 at 10:20 AM

Firefighters are in the area, attempting to make access.

August 4, 2019 at 10:14 AM

Gold Fire is reported to be near the train trusses, smoke is building. TNF Engines en route as well. Augmented dispatch with dozers and handcrews now on order.

August 4, 2019 at 10:11 AM

Now numerous reports putting the fire between Secret Town and Gold Run at the Three Mile Grade.

August 4, 2019 at 10:09 AM

Possible vegetation fire on westbound I-80 near the Gold Run on ramp. Units en route.