Auburn City Fire Department

Erik Croft honored as Auburn City Firefighter of the Year

Editor’s Note: Erik Croft, Auburn City Firefighter of the Year and Placer High School graduate, sat down with the Journal Friday to reflect on his career over the past 10 years a ...

Do your part to prevent another destructive fire

These are indeed challenging times for all public safety agencies to meet the demands for service. This past summer and fall kept Auburn City Fire personnel busy, not only here in ...

Hook & Ladder Co. thanks Hall’s Towing for donations

Past and present Auburn city firefighters gathered Friday to celebrate 158 years of the Hook & Ladder Company’s place in the community. The company, which is led by Auburn city ...

Auburn City Fire staff tackle more, upgrade skills

As one of our local well known columnists puts it, “glancing through the notebook.” I, too, was “glancing,” but through my note pad. It seems that it has been a couple of ...

More than $200,000 of damage to burned home

Officials estimate that an Auburn home suffered more than $200,000 in structural damage after it burned Wednesday. The home, locatedon the 200 block of Live Oak Street, caught fi ...

Public intoxication, DUI arrests made over Fourth

One fireworks-related arrest and a handful of public intoxication charges were some of the calls authorities responded to over the Fourth of July weekend. Below is a recap of law ...

Setting off fireworks? Don’t try it in Auburn

Setting off your own fireworks this Fourth of July is a bad move in Auburn. Except for the annual fireworks show at the Gold Country Fairgrounds, local fire officials don’t wan ...

Donation breathes new life into pets

In September 2008, a Massachusetts firefighter made headlines when he gave mouth-to-mouth CPR to a house cat he rescued from a burning apartment. Today, if local firefighters com ...

Public safety important in times of unrest

Hopefully, unless your head is in the sand, the recent local crime waves have made you realize that our public safety overtime is well justified. It is true they are well paid. Sho ...

Sedan, fire engine meet head first on 49

An Auburn City Fire Department engine was hit head-on by an elderly woman while at the scene of a separate car accident on Highway 49 during a rainy Thursday. The woman was listed ...