fires

Applegate Fire spurs evacuations

Multiple fires burning along Interstate 80 threatened homes and businesses Wednesday afternoon in the Applegate area. The fires reportedly started around 1:30 p.m. along the freew ...

Lightning strikes spark Placer County fires

AUBURN CA - A barrage of lightning bolts was hitting Placer County’s high country Tuesday, sparking fires and fears in an area northeast of Foresthill. The American River Distric ...

Lightning-caused Tahoe National Forest fires under control

AUBURN CA - More lightning strikes into Tuesday boosted the count of fires spotted to 25 in the Tahoe National Forest. But by the end of the afternoon, a U.S. Forest Service spoke ...

The world’s not your milk farm

You know, several years ago on the milk farm, we had many fires annually on a hill close to our milk house (separator, cooler, bottler, etc.). Broken milk bottles and defects wer ...

A neighborhood’s rebirth: North Auburn 49 Fire replacement homes nearer to move-in

The roar of saws and the pounding of nail guns signal rebirth in a North Auburn neighborhood devastated by last August’s 49 Fire. From wooden skeletons of homes being framed to ...

Lightning strikes spark forest fires

Early morning lightning sparked nine fires in the Tahoe National Forest Sunday. Crews were also fighting eight fires within the American River Ranger District as of Sunday afterno ...

BREAKING NEWS: Tevis Cup falls victim to the fires

Forest fires in the American River Canyons forced organizers to cancel another of the Endurance Capital of the World’s signature events Wednesday. The Western States Trail Ride, ...

Firefighters battle blazes in remote wildland areas

Crews continue to battle American River Complex and Yuba River Complex fires caused by lightning strikes June 21. Gina Torvinen, Tahoe National Forest public information officer, ...