fire

Van rolls over and bursts into flames on I-80 near Auburn

One witness described a driver?s ?valiant? effort to control his vehicle before it overturned and was destroyed by fire on the freeway Wednesday evening near Newcastle. The rollov ...

Fire severely damages Granite Bay home Monday

A three-story home in the Los Lagos subdivision of Granite Bay was almost completely destroyed in a fire Monday evening. The 6,500-square-foot home, located in the 8900 block of V ...

Fire at transient camp leaves one man burned

A man who sustained burns to his legs left the scene of a fire in an ambulance Tuesday night, according to fire officials. Cal Fire and Auburn Fire responded to a vegetation fire ...

Cigarettes harm in many ways

Re: “Dozens homeless after apartment fire,” (Journal, Dec. 5). In the article, you say that the fire was probably caused by a cigarette. I believe that the American people have ...

New fire tax question could land on North Auburn voters’ ballots

AUBURN CA - Placer County is moving forward with a possible June 5 vote in North Auburn and Ophir on raising $570,000 annually through higher taxes to maintain current fire protect ...