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Fires put focus on prepping

Imagine the Sheriff’s deputies are at your door telling you to evacuate your home and anything you can carry with you – what do you take? Fires, like the King and Appl ...

Foresthill fears mount as King Fire grows

FORESTHILL - A 15-mile overnight run by the 71,000-acre King Fire into Placer County had fearful Foresthill residents out in force for a meeting with firefighters on Thursday and l ...

Evacuation safety not just for humans

As Placer County residents evacuate their homes, their pets can also be extracted from harmful situations. Animal shelters for evacuated animals are set up when the need arises, ...

Rather be fire-safe than sorry

In response to Michael Stark’s reaction to voluntary evacuation notice (Reader Input, Sept. 1) – maybe he was upset – but I consider it a godsend. I am a 53-year resident of ...

Rocklin firefighter’s home threatened by the 49 Fire

For the first time Sunday, veteran Rocklin Fire Captain Martin Holm faced a California wildfire threatening his own family and home. “I was leaving home and I saw the column (of ...