Placer Hills Fire Protection District

Firefighters save 5-year-old

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?

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

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

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

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 ...

Measure P funding for fire district remains critical

Thomas Hudson says our Placer Hills Fire Protection District is in an area that only has fire problems seven months out of the year, so we don’t need our current level of service ...