Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Gold, was School, NSJ
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NSJ
  • Size (acres): 1
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: August 3, 2021
  • Personnel: 50+
  • Structures Destroyed:

Gold Country Mobile Home Park, School Street off Sweetland Road in North San Juan.

August 3, 2021 at 8:29 PM

Dozer and hose lines are being completed. Mop-up operations will take a few hours.

August 3, 2021 at 8:20 PM

IC is requesting the closest engine and one crew to continue in, all others still in route can cancel.

August 3, 2021 at 8:16 PM

Air Attack is returning to the Grass Valley Air Attack Base.

August 3, 2021 at 8:14 PM

Air Attack reports the fire is looking good, resources working on all aspects. Forward progress has been stopped.

August 3, 2021 at 8:08 PM

Tankers have reached cutoff time, Air Attack is remaining over the fire. Resources at scene are making good progress, there are no evacuations at this time.

August 3, 2021 at 8:06 PM

Locals have detained a suspect.

August 3, 2021 at 8:04 PM

Units are working this fire while law enforcement is looking for a suspect and checking for any additional incidents.

August 3, 2021 at 8:01 PM

Air Attack is over the fire, which has been named the Gold Fire now. Tankers are working the fire.

August 3, 2021 at 7:59 PM

Reported as 1 acre in heavy brush, potential for maybe 5 acres. Dozer requested to respond.

Photo courtesy Trish Steel

August 3, 2021 at 7:53 PM

This will be the School incident, on School Street off Sweetland Road. Reported as a possible arson fire.

August 3, 2021 at 7:49 PM

Reported vegetation fire, near the North San Juan Mobile home park. Units are being dispatched now, full wildland dispatch on order.