The Bridge Fire started on September 5, 2021 at 12:50 PM and burned a total of 411 acres in the Auburn State Recreation Area.

CAL FIRE/Placer County Fire Department Law Enforcement Investigators have determined this fire to be arson. This is an active case, and CAL FIRE Law Enforcement continues to work on determining the specific details leading to the cause of the fire.

Anyone with information about the Bridge Fire investigation is urged to contact the CAL FIRE Arson Hotline at 1-800-468-4408, callers can remain anonymous.