FIRE

Sheriff: Six being charged in “honey oil” drug-lab fire at Auburn mobile home

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that criminal charges against six adults are being lodged in connection with a mobile home fire that authorities allege reveal ...

Seven flee safely as two Auburn homes burn

A fire late Monday spread from one Shockley Road house to a neighboring home, displacing seven occupants. Shockley Road resident Joel Cline said all the residents of the two homes ...

“Suspicious” fire that destroyed Auburn mobile home under investigation

Nine people escaped safely from flames that consumed a mobile home on the outskirts of Auburn in a fire Thursday night that authorities are describing as “suspicious.” ...

Lincoln firefighters extinguish structure fire at Urbano’s Mexican Restaurant

At 6:35 a.m. Saturday, the Lincoln Fire Department responded to a water flow alarm at 150 Twelve Bridges Drive. Upon investigation, fire crews found heavy smoke inside of Urbano&r ...

Woman detained after “suspicious” North Auburn house fire

A woman was led away in handcuffs after a North Auburn house fire Wednesday that authorities are describing as suspicious. The unidentified woman was one of three occupants of a o ...

Stop propane fires in your town by attending council meeting

I only have one more chance to persuade readers to show up to next Tuesday’s Lincoln City Council meeting. Next Tuesday is when the five councilmen will decide whether to re ...

Two fires in two days near Auburn school, Union Pacific tracks

Two fires on two consecutive days at roughly the same time near an Auburn school are raising concerns of neighbors and fire officials. Auburn Fire crews extinguished fires on a va ...

Tahoe National Forest issues immediate American Fire area closure order

Citing public and firefighter safety concerns, the U.S. Forest Service has closed Tahoe National Forest lands in and adjacent to the American Fire northeast of Foresthill. Supervi ...

Smoke in Auburn air from Fresno County fire

A mysterious drifter has blown into Auburn on a breeze. But a Cal Fire official said Tuesday that a hazy layer of smoke in Auburn that settled in Monday could be gone again as ear ...

Keep our police and fire staff local

Sometimes the obvious solution becomes buried as bureaucratic conversations go nowhere over a period of months.  And often, the answer has been there all along, since the begi ...
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