FIRE

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. ...

Auburn townhouse fire cause undetermined

Cal Fire is still probing for a cause of a townhome fire Wednesday in Auburn that displaced nine people. The cause of the early morning fire at the Auburn Townhomes complex at 130 ...

Auburn townhouse occupants flee for lives from fire

Unable to return to live in her Auburn townhouse after a fire Wednesday morning, Linda Behrens recalled being shaken in another disaster 20 years earlier. The Northridge quake in ...

Reader input: We all need to be fire-aware

As I was trotting down and up Stagecoach Road early Thursday morning, I came upon two state park employees who were weed whacking along the road. Conditions were very dry and alrea ...

Fire scorches 3 acres near Auburn

A late-night fire south of Auburn city limits burned 3 acres of wildland and knocked out power to more than 1,000 homes and businesses before being contained Thursday night. The f ...

Moist air, lightning could bring wildfire

Temperatures are forecast to decrease slightly throughout the foothills this week, but the threat of wildfire at the hands of lightning strikes is expected to increase. Overly dry ...

Roadside fire hazards worry residents

Residents of a Newcastle mobile home park are concerned about the fire dangers associated with the poorly maintained shoulder of the freeway that backs up to their neighborhood. T ...