Higgins Fire Protection District

Higgins fire district receives $966,000 FEMA grant

A federal grant has cast a light at the end of the tunnel for the Higgins Area Fire Protection District, which may be able to rehire the six full-time firefighters it laid off in 2 ...

Voters mum on Higgins fire tax proposal

Voters have been silent on Higgins Fire Protection District’s new tax proposal so far, but officials are taking steps to educate the public about what’s at stake in the ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Fire tax talk for Higgins District; Baltimore Ravine and Auburn; climate change talk and Placer High tennis

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NOON HOUR UPDATE: Teens die in crash near Auburn; special election for fire district and former teacher accused of sexual abuse has court appearance

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NOON HOUR UPDATE: Super fans ready for the Super Bowl; ARD land transfer; City emails and high school basketball

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Rabbits killed in outbuilding fire

Some 40 rabbits perished in an outbuilding fire on Still Road west of Lake of the Pines Friday afternoon, according to Cal Fire reports. Three outbuildings were destroyed but the r ...

Local fire district lays-off firefighters

Four firefighters were laid off in the Higgins Fire Protection District Wednesday and other Auburn-area departments say cutbacks may be on the horizon for them. The cuts come in ...