Auburn Fire Department

Fire department seeks new gear proposals

The Auburn City Fire Department has released a request for proposal for new fire and rescue equipment following the receipt of federal grant money. The equipment is slated to repl ...

Another View: On firestorms, public policy and the Big Mo

Watching the devastating impacts on human beings as the Sand Fire swept through the borderlands of Amador and El Dorado counties, it reminded me that momentum is a powerful force i ...

Ruffcorn faults AB 109

Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn, in a report Monday night to the City Council, criticized the state legislation responsible for the early release of low-level criminal offenders ...

City OKs budget, keeps 5 firefighters

The Auburn City Council approved the 2014-15 city operating budget Monday night, which includes a way for the city to prevent the layoffs of five city ...

Kick off the Fourth with flapjacks in Old Town

Organizers are putting the final touches on preparations for Friday’s 166th Annual Old Town Auburn Old Fashion Fourth of July. The long-running, family-friendly event has be ...

Fire threatens wooded area near Foresthill

A fire in the Foresthill area closed roads, downed power lines and forced a response from multiple agencies. The fire broke out near Spring Garden Road in the Foresthill area Wed ...

Auburn Color Guard carries, protects flag

The city of Auburn Color Guard consists of six public safety officers whose job is to present and protect the flag at local events. They’re seen at virtually every high-prof ...

Fire engulfs 2 Auburn houses

Editor's note (Jan. 30, 11:15 A.M.): The story has been corrected to reflect the proper location of the house fires and the addresses. The Auburn Fire Department, along w ...

Preparations launched to battle drought-linked hazards

The Auburn Fire Department will be in talks with other Placer County organizations over the next few months in order to better coordinate a public awareness campaign about fire saf ...

Chevy dealer donates CPR dummy to city

Gold Rush Chevrolet in Auburn donated a CPR mannequin to the Auburn Fire Department on Monday on behalf of the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation. The life-sized do ...