Robbers Fire

Fighting fire a most exhausting ordeal

I begin by expressing my heartfelt thank you for the fire people coping with the Robbers Fire and thank you to all the people supporting their efforts. Back when I was in the Navy ...

Noon Hour Update: State parks affected by wildfire; Robbers Fire coverage; lawsuit against US Forest Service; bank robbery suspect arrested

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're working on for our Wednesday edit ...

Evacuation safety not just for humans

As Placer County residents evacuate their homes, their pets can also be extracted from harmful situations. Animal shelters for evacuated animals are set up when the need arises, ...

Inmates learn new skills, work on the frontlines

The Robbers Fire has left 2,500 acres and one home destroyed in the wake of its flames ? making it even more vital for agencies across California to pull their resources together u ...

Noon Hour Update: Robbers Fire updates; card skimmer in Auburn bank ATM; saving pets from the fire and food for families

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're working on for our Tuesday editio ...

Fire near Foresthill grows to 2,400 acres, 30 percent contained

UPDATE 7:40 P.M. July 15 - The Robbers Fire grew to 2,400 acres by Sunday evening - up from 2,250 earlier in the day - but firefighters were able to contain 30 percent of it. The ...

Robbers Fire expands to 2,250 acres burned

UPDATE 12:00 P.M. July 15 - The Robbers Fire grew to 2,250 acres overnight Saturday and was 20 percent contained as of Sunday morning. The fire started Wednesday afternoon at Shirt ...

Outside events canceled, moved indoors due to Robbers Fire

The air conditions associated with the growing Robbers Fire and efforts to contain it impacted multiple outdoor events in the Auburn area on Friday and throughout the weekend. The ...