grass fire

Hillside fire burns close to Old Town Auburn

A grass fire broke out on a hillside between Ophir Road and Maple Street along Interstate 80 Friday evening. Witnesses in nearby Old Town Auburn said they began to see and smell ...

Noon Hour Update: Auburn home destroyed by fire; Auburn witch; Fall Home Show; ‘Ghost train’ in the canyon and Friday night football

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Grass fire contained

A one-acre grass fire at the intersection of Pear Drive and Kemper Road that started early Tuesday afternoon has been contained. According to Capt. Mike Rufenacht at the Cal Fire ...

Time to thank a firefighter

Firefighters are a humble bunch and never look for accolades or praise when they accomplish something marvelous. For them, it’s just routine — a part of the job. Well, battlin ...

Multiple fires occur in Loomis/Penryn area

Three different small fires occurred above Sierra College Boulevard, between Clover Valley and English Colony roads in the Loomis/Penryn area Thursday, July 17. The fires were loca ...

Soaring temperatures, winds fanning fire danger in the foothills

As of early Thursday evening, the Auburn area managed to make it through a day unscathed where some areas saw wildfires and record high temperatures. “We’ve had a couple veget ...