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Placer Hills Fire Protection District
Local fire district lays-off firefighters
Wednesday Jul 18 2012
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 ...
Measures don?t measure up to most voters
Wednesday Jun 06 2012
Semi-official election results indicate sweeping loss was a common theme among local measures. Measures A, D and E did not garner enough votes to pass, based on the most up-to- ...
Measure E too close to call, so far
Tuesday Jun 05 2012
Voters in the Placer Hills Fire Protection District voted on the district?s plea ? and iniative - to add a new fire tax, or potentially face losing paramedic service Tuesday. The m ...
Mysterious phone calls made in opposition to Measure E
Tuesday May 15 2012
Residents in the Placer Hills Fire District are reacting to a mysterious message from a woman encouraging them to vote against Measure E. The tax being proposed by the Placer Hill ...
Only voters can save services
Thursday May 10 2012
On the June 5 election, Measure E will be submitted to the voters from the (Placer Hills Fire Protection) district. This measure asks for an additional $79 per year from each home ...
Beware of misleading phone call
Wednesday May 09 2012
Residents in the Placer Hills Fire Protection District (Meadow Vista, Weimar, Applegate and small portions of Colfax and Auburn): you are affected by Measure E. Because property t ...
Local fire districts asking for increase in fees
Friday Apr 27 2012
With revenue from property tax continuing to plummet and the need for fire and emergency services remaining steady, two local fire departments are asking June voters to decide what ...
Measure E a matter of life and death
Wednesday Apr 18 2012
Measure E on the June election ballot provides a safety guarantee for residents and businesses in the service area of the Placer Hills Fire Protection District. The fire district o ...
Placer Hills fire district asks voters for $79 a year
Saturday Apr 07 2012
Placer Fire Protection District officials say passage of Measure E, which will appear on the June 5 Primary Election ballot, is essential to maintain current staffing and services ...
Ruffalo: Rural firefighting fee just latest taxpayer thugging
Friday Jul 15 2011
There’s a dreary axiom we political junkies know by heart. You know, the one about people love to eat sausages but really shouldn’t watch them being made. Well, judging by the ...
Firefighters save 5-year-old
Thursday Sep 02 2010
Two local firefighters were involved in the rescue of a 5-year-old boy late Saturday morning. Captain Kevin Wegener and Firefighter Mike Lowry work full-time for the Sacramento Me ...
49 Fire: Where was Auburn Fire?
Tuesday Aug 31 2010
A dispatch error that resulted in a failure to call the Auburn Fire Department to the scene of last year’s 49 Fire was remedied upon its discovery. According to Ian Gow, chief ...
Firefighter competition more than winning an award
Friday Dec 04 2009
It’s considered by some to be two of the toughest minutes in sports. The Firefighter Combat Challenge is a worldwide competition that challenges first responders to finish a gr ...
Placer Hills fire receives $400,000 grant
Monday Mar 02 2009
Placer Hills Fire is a little more than $400,000 the better thanks to a state grant. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded $416 ...
Measure P will ensure continued fire protection
Sunday Oct 05 2008
Yes on P! Republican Party Chairman Tom Hudson says that our Placer Hills Fire Protection District favors full-time unionized employees who must be paid year-round — for an area ...
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