Make sure we don’t overlook lessons from fire

Residents and business owners who saw their lives forever changed by the 49 Fire returned Tuesday to witness the deadly recipe of weather, wind and flame that ripped through their ...

Blaze uproots ‘Santa’ from his North Auburn abode

The man who plays Santa Claus is having many gifts given to him following Sunday’s 49 Fire. Jack Kenny, who portrays St. Nick for children at the Auburn Boys & Girls Club and the ...

49 Fire takes toll on pets

Pets – from dogs and cats to birds and tortoises – are part of the pain surrounding the 49 Fire. Many died in the fire, others were injured and many have been taken to the Plac ...

Add cell phones for emergencies

Could the Auburn Journal and/or police or fire authorities print an article about where/ how to register cell phones in cases of emergencies like the fires of Sunday? Some people ...

Evacuation orders bogus

As a resident of North Auburn located about two miles south of the airport, my heart goes out to the hundreds of people whose lives were damaged by the catastrophic fire on Sunday. ...

Firefighters enjoy free coffee

Yeah for Dutch Bros. and Heather Mauel as she walks up and down Dry Creek Road serving drinks to our county sheriffs, PG&E workers and fire personnel. As I spoke to three sheriffs ...

Chicken offered to fire victims

My husband and I felt so helpless watching the devastating fire on TV. When the reporter stated food was needed by the shelter at Rock Creek School we felt we could help in some sm ...

A huge thanks to the real fire heroes

My heart and prayers go out to all our friends, neighbors and businesses that were impacted by the horrible fire. I know this community will come together to help those who lost so ...

Individual acts of kindness multiply in wake of 49 Fire

Auburn is ground zero for firefighting efforts and for helping fire victims. A 275-acre blaze that destroyed 60 homes and businesses Sunday evening rattled the very heart of our c ...

Businesses fall in blaze’s path

The fickle, shifting path of the 49 Fire left some businesses sifting through the ashes and others up and running Monday. The fire swept across Locksley Lane, burning the C&E Aubur ...