Fire

200-acre fire burns between Foresthill and Colfax

  More than 250 firefighters were working into Wednesday night against the threat of increasing winds to stop the spread of the Robbers Fire. The fire erupted in steep canyon ...

Dangerous truck fire contained in Loomis

LOOMIS -- A potential disaster was averted this afternoon after a vehicle near a 500-gallon propane tank caught fire at a business on Swetzer Road, said Jeff Gordon, assistant chi ...

Wave of house fires in Auburn sparks fire safey tips

In the past couple of weeks, the Auburn City Fire Department and Placer County Fire- Cal Fire have responded to several structure fires that have left homes destroyed. While the ...

Smoke bomb sets off one-acre fire in Roseville

A one acre grass fire marked the start of the Fourth of July fire threat on Monday. The Roseville Fire Department was notified of the first fire of the summer holiday at 12:36 p.m. ...

Roseville blaze 100 percent contained; no homes burned

A grass fire that was likely sparked during a police chase was 100 percent contained Wednesday afternoon, but not before giving residents of a Roseville neighborhood the scare of t ...

Metal grinding led to evening fire

A spark from a metal grinder led to a fire that consumed an Auburn backyard and caused “substantial” damage to the home Wednesday evening. A resident of a home on the 4000 bl ...

Friday night fire causes ‘substantial’ damage

A cozy fireplace fire ended up destroying part of an Auburn family’s home - a special Valentine’s Day present to a wife and mother - Friday night. At about 6:32 p.m. emergenc ...

Barn fire kills 12 horses outside Lincoln

A fund has been set up for those wishing to help Doug Ingersoll recover some of the financial loss suffered during Friday’s barn fire. An early Friday morning fire in the Inger ...

Lincoln man identified in fatal accident on Nicolaus Road

Zach Miller, 26, is remembered by friends and family as a caring, thoughtful man of few words with a great sense of humor. “He loved animals. He loved riding his motorcycle and ...