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Civilians help extinguish roadside fires near Auburn

Six fire engines finished the work started by several civilians who helped extinguish four fires on the side of Highway 49 Thursday afternoon between Auburn and Grass Valley, a Cal ...

Feds come to rescue of Ophir firehouse in the nick of time

FEMA has come to the rescue of Placer County Fire’s Ophir station on Wise Road. Placer Fire Chief Brad Harris said that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved a $1. ...

Cal Fire: Transients frequent site of North Auburn blaze

Officials are still investigating what caused a 2-acre grass fire Wednesday in a field that is surrounded by residences and businesses in North Auburn, said Daniel Berlant, Cal Fir ...

Fire destroys Auburn home

A fire that started early Friday morning destroyed an Auburn home but caused no injuries to the family that lived there. Firefighters were called to the house at 1118 Humbug Way in ...

Firefighters knock down 2-acre Auburn fire

A grass fire burned about two acres of an open field near Bell Road and Richardson Drive in the middle of an Auburn residential area before being fully contained Wednesday afternoo ...

Combie Plaza businesses in comeback mode after fire

AUBURN CA - Henry Fiser said he feels the same way he would if someone had died. Wiping back a tear as he stood in ashes and the charred remains of a building that had housed his ...

Noon Hour Update: Alta Vista Charter School; school fire follow-up; Space Shuttle sightings and Placer High volleyball

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

Fire skirts campus of Skyridge Elementary School

The Wildcats, part of the Auburn Youth Soccer Club, were practicing at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 at Skyridge Elementary School on Perkins Way in Auburn, when parents began to not ...

Noon Hour Update: Clipper Gap man missing; Sutter Auburn Faith goes high-tech and Auburn City Council

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Fire scorches Auburn State Recreation Area grassland

AUBURN CA - A fire Sunday ignited about an acre of brush and grass in the Auburn State Recreation Area, adjacent to Auburn. The fire in the park area off Maidu Drive was initially ...