The River Fire burned 2,619 acres in both Nevada and Placer counties from August 4 – August 13, 2021. 102 homes, 1 commercial and 39 other structures were destroyed. 21 structures were damaged. Peardale/Chicago Park Fire Protection District PIO Daniel Ramey took this aerial video a week after full containment.
The Nevada County Relief Fund continues to solicit donations at Nevada County Relief Fund (nevcorelief.org). To support Placer County residents impacted by the River Fire, please donate at Placer Community Foundation (placercf.org)