Placer County Fire

Stop light repairs rupture North Auburn gas line

A Placer County work crew ruptured a natural gas line in North Auburn Tuesday morning prompting a school closure and emergency response. The break occurred at the corner of Bell R ...

Employees, customers evacuated from Auburn Target

Employees and customers vacated the Auburn Target store on 2700 Bell Road on Tuesday morning after a storage room safety door closed and set off a storewide fire alarm. Cal Fire a ...

North Auburn Cal Fire chief arrested in Roseville

A Cal Fire battalion chief in North Auburn was caught up in an under-cover drug sting Sept. 30 in Roseville. Battalion Chief Ronald Ray Wright was arrested in the 200 block of Har ...

Fire, police search for person in Auburn canal

Auburn, CA -- Fire and law enforcement personnel are wrapping up a search for a possible person in the water canal between Edgewood Road and the Wise Forebay this afternoon. Accord ...

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 ...

Garage fire scorches car

A vehicle fire was stopped in time before it consumed an Auburn garage and its adjoining home. At about 9:08 p.m. Thursday, emergency responders answered a 911 call to a home on ...

Crews contain 30-acre fire

Fire crews fully contained a 30-acre blaze near the Foresthill Bridge Friday morning. The fire, which started at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday, was located in the American River Canyo ...

Utility pole crash closes Bell Road for two hours

An Auburn man’s run-in with a utility pole closed Bell Road for more than two hours Friday morning. Harold Hawkins, 85, was driving his silver Ford Windstar minivan at about 6: ...