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Thunder Valley Casino skyscraper now has Placer County firefighting equipment to match

Placer County’s new ladder truck will take Placer County firefighters to heights only dreamed of a few short years ago. The ladder truck, which cost nearly $1 million, was parke ...

Cause of Lincoln town house fire undetermined

Saturday’s town-home fire near the intersection of Joiner Parkway and Las Palomas Loop caused $1.2 million in damages. The fire consumed a six-unit town home building late Satu ...

Gladding fire torches three homes

At least three homes were destroyed as wind-whipped flames ripped through 500 acres of dry ranchland in rural Lincoln on Monday. Approximately 10 other structures and multiple veh ...

Wind whips wildland fire

A wind-whipped fire torched more than 700 acres at McCourtney and Wise roads Monday afternoon, reportedly burning at least one home and forcing the evacuation of many residents of ...

Three acres burn in Auburn Ravine

A blaze broke out in Auburn Ravine for the second time in a month Tuesday afternoon, burning roughly three acres. Firefighters from Cal Fire and the Lincoln, Rocklin, Roseville an ...

Fire destroys garage, classic car

A fire at 1714 Meadow Lane in Lincoln on June 26 consumed a garage – including a 1965 Mustang – but firefighters were able to keep flames from spreading into the attached home. ...

Fire consumes vehicle parked in shopping center lot

A Jeep Wrangler was destroyed in the Safeway shopping center Monday when a fire broke out in its engine compartment shortly after 4 p.m. Lincoln Fire Chief Dave Whitt estimated t ...

Injured firefighters in stable condition

Two firefighters remain in stable condition at the UC Davis Medical Center’s burn unit in Sacramento after they were overtaken by a blaze in Lincoln Wednesday morning, Cal Fire ...

Winds, dry conditions spark multiple blazes

Windy conditions throughout the state and foothills sparked dozens of wildland, vegetation and structure fires Tuesday, including a brush fire Tuesday evening in the Auburn Ravine ...

Dry, windy, hot weather brings big fire risk

This year’s fire season has already begun, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said last week in issuing an executive order bolstering the state’s ability to battle wildland fires this ...