A house was completely destroyed by fire in French Gulch early Thursday morning. The fire was reported at 4:45AM at a home on Trinity Mountain Road about 6 miles north of Downtown French Gulch. The structure was fully involved in flames when engine companies arrived from Cal-Fire, Shasta County Fire Department and Old Shasta. The fire was contained within about an hour but the house was a complete loss, with an estimated damage cost of 200,000 Dollars. The cause is under investigation. The woman who lived there is being temporarily assisted by the Red Cross.