Robbers Fire

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 ...

Call to Readers: Are your events canceled?

The Journal is keeping an eye out for events and activities that are canceled due to the Robbers Fire this weekend. If you know of any area events impacted by the fire, please cont ...

Robbers Fire near Foresthill grows to 1,400 acres Saturday

UPDATE 10:12 A.M. JULY 14- Bolstered by hundreds of firefighters converging on the Robbers Fire from around the state, the effort to stop the stubborn blaze between Foresthill and ...

Foresthill evacuees remain hopeful

Although the Robbers Fire has continued to scorch forest land between Foresthill and Colfax, residents of Foresthill and the surrounding area seem to be keeping calm. The small tow ...

Smoke from Robbers Fire invades Auburn area

Auburn residents awoke to smoky conditions after the Robbers Fire burned all night Wednesday consuming more than 700 acres by Thursday evening. The Robbers Fire started around 3:24 ...

Noon Hour Update: Robbers Fire continues; air quality concerns 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 Friday edition ...

200-acre fire burns between Foresthill and Colfax

  More than 250 firefighters were working into Wednesday night against the threat of increasing winds to stop the spread of the Robbers Fire. The fire erupted in steep canyon ...
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