House Fire

Another View: ‘Helping Hope’ – A call to the community to help the women and children affected by the Lincoln Way fire

Dear Community, We want to be sure you know that there are eight women and seven children who lost everything in a tragic house fire last Friday in downtown Auburn. These women a ...

Fire damages home in Sleepy Hollow Estates

Multiple agencies responded to a house fire in Sleepy Hollow Estates  in Weimar Friday in the midst of the recent storms. Placer Hills Fire Chief Ian Gow said the call came ...

Community shows support for homeowners

Just a week after the loss of the Hunsinger family home in rural Auburn, friends and family are banding together to raise funds to help them get their lives back to normal. The fi ...

Auburn couple escapes burning building in early morning house fire

Fire caused heavy damage to an Auburn house Monday but the couple inside escaped uninjured. Auburn Fire Capt. Bryan Gougé said that the husband-and-wife occupants were outs ...

Officials look into Colfax house fire

A fire that heavily damaged a house Wednesday afternoon in Colfax is being considered suspicious by authorities. Cal Fire received initial reports of the blaze at 12:08 p.m. and w ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: On a hunt for treasure in Lake of the Pines; Finding a new home for Shockley fire victims and Seniors First appeal

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Do you enjoy hitting the garage sales and unearthing a treasure? Well one Lake of the Pines resident takes it a step further by making it her business ...

Auburn family loses home, pets in fire

While downtown Auburn was aglow with the Festival of Lights on Saturday, a residential fire consumed a house on Meyer Lane near Mount Vernon Road, ravaging the structure to its fou ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Weather outlook for the foothills; Tragedy touches local high school teacher and emergency-responders and weather-related incidents

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: The arctic chill continues to hang around. Reporter Gus Thomson is looking into the continued forecast for the week and how the community weathered the ...

Fire damages home near Mt. Vernon Road

A house fire reported at about 7 p.m. Saturday on Meyer Lane near Mt. Vernon Road in Auburn was still in the mop-up stage as of 10 p.m., according to the Cal Fire Grass Valley Comm ...

Car crashes into Loomis home, 2 hospitalized, 1 critical

The driver of a red Dodge Viper lost control of his car on Horseshoe Bar Road Sunday evening and crashed into a home, setting it ablaze. California Highway Patrol officer Dave Mon ...

Fire damages house in Auburn

A fire did significant damage to a Luther Road home early Saturday afternoon in North Auburn. No one was in the single-story, 1100-square-foot house at the time of the blaze ...

Fire guts living quarters in rural Auburn

When Rick O’Reilly saw flames coming from his neighbor’s outbuilding Friday afternoon in rural Auburn, he acted quickly, alerting the 86-year-old man who had been aslee ...

Noon Hour Update: Auburn motel fire; city council meeting tonight and local golf star ready to hit the links

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’ ...

Noon Hour Update: House fire in Auburn; special election preview; ski resort business report and high school sports

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’ ...

Welding fire destroys roof, attic of Applegate home

  An attempted welding repair to a water heater in an Applegate home’s attic sparked a fire that destroyed the roof and attic before firefighters saved the rest of the ...