PLYMOUTH (CBS13) – A fire broke out and caused extensive damage at Helwig Winery in Amador County overnight.

Amador Fire says their crews responded to the scene late Monday night and found flames shooting from the Plymouth-area winery facility building.

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Crews battling the fire. (Credit: Amador Fire)

Several other agencies – including Sutter Creek Fire, Ione Fire, Jackson City Fire, Jackson Valley Fire, El Dorado Hills Fire and Cal Fire – joined in on the firefight.

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Damage to Helwig Winery after the fire. (Credit: Amador Fire)

Crews were able to save the winery’s conference building and tasting room from damage.

It is unclear what caused the fire.


  1. First we would like to thank the amazing firefighter’s for all their hard work!! We did have a fire last night, however it was contained to two offices and our commercial kitchen. All Wedding’s, Mother’s Day Brunch, Concerts, H@D, Tasting Room, Wine Cave, Amphitheater, Outdoor Pavilion are NOT affected. We will be open as usual. Thank you again for all the well wishes and support. The show will go on!!
    Here are some pictures of this morning after the fire.

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