Fire Protection

Reader Input: Newcastle schoolchildren put at risk

At Wednesday night’s Newcastle Fire Board meeting, I was appalled to learn that Newcastle Elementary School has insufficient water from the only hydrant available to the scho ...

Fire safety law demands neighbors work together

  In Auburn, neighborly relations require a bit more than just lending a cup of sugar – a law requiring neighbors to work together just became permanent. While y ...

Fire chiefs collaborate on cutting costs

Fire chiefs from multiple Placer County areas are attempting to determine the feasibility of sharing resources to cut costs for individual departments. The Western Placer County F ...

Auburn Journal Newsmakers: Sitting down with Daniel Berlant

Editor's Note: This is the first installment of our online video series, Auburn Newsmakers. Below is the first question of the one-on-one interview with Cal Fire Spokesman Daniel B ...