FIRE

Fires are our new norm

California is on fire. While the fires have dominated national news, we don’t need TV newscasters or the Wall Street Journal telling us that Northern California is ablaze. ...

Fire erupts near Camp Far West reservoir

A fire broke out below the Camp Far West reservoir today burning 25 acres before being contained. The blaze in brush and grassland was held by firefighters and did not cross McCou ...

Wildfire preview: Local fire chiefs weigh in on the upcoming fire season

Although California has had one of its wettest winters on record, area fire chiefs warn against complacency as fire season approaches. Last year California saw 51 wildfires, some ...

Pallet yard in flames by Thunder Valley

Flames billowed below towers of smoke out of a pallet yard near Thunder Valley Casino and Resort Wednesday morning. According to Cal Fire’s on-scene spokesman Andrew Smith, f ...

UPDATE: Field fire consumes 169 acres west of Roseville

A towering plume of smoke drifted over West Roseville and parts of Lincoln and Rocklin on Tuesday as Cal Fire and other emergency responders battled a 169-acre fire less than three ...

Council recognizes officer who saved burning man

Three people, including a Lincoln police officer, were recognized by the city council Tuesday night for their efforts in saving the life of a man who was trapped in a burning truck ...

Input survey leaves off library

The “City of Lincoln City Manager – Community Input Survey” e-blasted by Lincoln staff Nov. 26 and included on the city website left one service off that resident ...

I-80 drivers try in vain to snuff out Applegate Fire

“It got too big, too fast.” Pete Enochs was witness to the beginnings of an inferno that spread quickly through the Applegate area from its origin as a series of spot ...

Fire department douses suspicious blaze Tuesday in LincolnCrossing

Arson could be the cause of a Tuesday-morning fire in Lincoln Crossing that scorched grassland near a popular walking trail, according toLincoln’s top fire-department offici ...

Vehicle fire yesterday

A gardener’s truck behind Laurelhurst Road was destroyed by fire at about 3:50 p.m. Monday, according to George Rice. Rice said that Lincoln Fire responded.   &nb ...

Roseville firefighters quell grass fire near Sierra View Country Club

Firefighters from the Roseville Fire Department rushed to stifle a half-acre grass fire under active power lines near Shasta Street and Diamond Oaks Road at 4:18 p.m. Thursday. Th ...

Auburn Placer High classroom fire cause still a mystery

  Nearly two weeks after a fire damaged a Placer High School art classroom, investigators are not releasing a cause. Auburn’s fire and police departments are both invo ...

Placer High art class scrambles to make up for supplies lost in fire

Art teacher Kaija Perkins-Uno and her classes are back in creative mode, days after a fire forced them out of a Placer High School classroom. The classes that normally would be h ...

Placer High School fire evacuates hundreds of students

A fire in a Placer High School classroom today led to the safe evacuation of hundreds of students before it was put out. The fire was initially reported in an upper campus classro ...

Gathering Inn searching for home for homeless program after fire guts Auburn house

The Gathering Inn is in need of a new home to rent after fire gutted the Auburn house the non-profit has used for five years to temporarily locate homeless men and women with medic ...