Update: Goose Fire Stopped Near Ione
Update at 8:23am: Firefighters are continuing to keep the Goose Fire from spreading. It is now estimated to be 40-percent contained. Officials will work to mop up the blaze and extinguish hot spots throughout today.
Original story posted at 6:59am: Ione, CA — Forward progress has been stopped and mandatory evacuation orders are lifted on the Goose Fire near Ione in Amador County.
The sixty-acre fire ignited at around three o’clock in the afternoon on Sunday near Goose Hill Ranch Road. For a period late yesterday, six homes on Goose Hill Ranch Road were evacuated, along with the Lake Amador Campground. Mop up continues near the fire area. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.