firefighters

Fire agencies train for dry season

Five fire engines and a parade of fire department pickups filed into the woods Friday under the Foresthill Bridge in Auburn, deploying firefighters and hoses at strategically place ...

Council to begin labor negotiations with firefighters, dispatchers

The Auburn City Council will be discussing labor negotiations with city firefighters and dispatchers in closed session before the start of the regular council session on Monday eve ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Brewery up and running at Auburn Airport Business Park; Cal Fire adding more firefighters; Charter school renewal denied and military history at Placer High

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Ready for some craft beer right here in Auburn? Knee Deep Brewing Company, which moved its operations to the Auburn Airport Business Park recently, is ...

Editor's Notebook: A tip of the hat to firefighters

Fire, fire, everywhere: For weeks now, we’ve been waking to its smell in the morning, hearing its siren call day and night, and seeing the choppers and planes overhead ferryi ...

Feeding American Fire firefighters is large-scale operation

  1,700 pounds of chicken, pork and beef. 2,600 eggs. 150 pounds of coffee. Those are the consumption numbers in an average day as massive amounts of food and beverages ar ...

Board axes battalion chief job in Newcastle

The Newcastle fire board cut the district’s battalion chief position last week for being redundant with its newly-appointed interim fire chief, who recommended the measure, a ...

Gunman holding firefighters killed; 4 hostages OK

  SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) — A gunman who was having financial problems held four firefighters for hours in a suburban Atlanta home, demanding his cable and power be turned ...

Our firefighters deserve support

We are the owners of Auburn Country Florist, located at 10510 Combie Road, Auburn. We want to express our thanks, appreciation and warm feelings to the firefighters — men and wom ...

Ask question of the firefighters

Re: July 18 Streetwise question: “Despite recent budget cuts for fire agencies, what do you think of their response to the Robbers Fire?” I think that this was a very ...

America of yore remains alive and well

I saw America today. Some days I wonder if the America I grew up with – the America of my grandparents – the America of our Founding Fathers and pioneers, still exi ...