FIRE

Local heroes to be honored at annual dinner

The Auburn Elks are at it again – honoring the men and women who risk their lives in the name of public safety, that is. The Auburn Elks 30th Annual Public Safety Award ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Oct. 22 and 29, 1964

State hunting firebug who set big forest fire The fierce forest fire which began near Butcher Ranch Sept. 19 and threatened Auburn two days later was deliberately set, the State ...

Fire in Auburn injures one, damages buildings

A blaze damaged buildings and sent embers floating dangerously into nearby yards Monday morning in an older neighborhood of houses opposite Interstate 80 from Old Town Auburn. The ...

Editor's Notebook: Firefighting melds science, art and war

It’s a very scary thing to see, hear and feel a DC-10 lumbering low – too low — over one’s neighborhood. Perhaps the only thing scarier: knowing that its ...

Fire claims homes, hundreds of acres

APPLEGATE, Calif. --The charred remains of a camping trailer smolder in the driveway of a home lost to the Applegate Fire. All that distinguishes the burned out hull is a collecti ...

I-80 drivers try in vain to snuff out Applegate Fire

“It got too big, too fast.” Pete Enochs was witness to the beginnings of an inferno that spread quickly through the Applegate area from its origin as a series of spot ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, 1964

Wind-whipped forest fire blackens 4,000 acres A recurring forest fire which started near Butcher Ranch on the Auburn-Foresthill Road about 4 p.m. Saturday and blackened more than ...

Weekend weather helps firefighters

Weekend summer storms helped to cool firefighters on the frontlines of the nearly 88,000-acre King Fire and helped them to gain a greater hold on containment. While the King Fire ...

Three displaced by early morning fourplex fire in North Auburn

An early morning fire on the second-floor deck of a fourplex in North Auburn forced three people out of the damaged unit. The fire at the front of the 11000-block Garnet Way fourp ...

Tree into power line sparks rural Auburn blaze

A pine tree in need of a trim and a power line in the path of growing branches combined to spark a fire Thursday at a long-abandoned rural property just outside Auburn city limits. ...