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Agency assists with more than just fires

Cal Fire is an agency of many hats. The state agency, which has a contract with Placer County to provide services throughout the county, not only fights wildfires and responds to ...

Deadline nears for fire debris removal

Placer County is working closely with owners of properties damaged during the 49 Fire in North Auburn to make sure ash and debris are cleaned up before an Oct. 15 deadline. To dat ...

Got fire debris? County bins to the rescue

Victims of the 49 Fire have an October deadline to clear debris from their property. To help with the process, Placer County is providing a debris removal “bin program” to the ...

County prepares for big one at Tahoe

Scientists say the Lake Tahoe area is overdue for a major earthquake. But a quake won’t catch Placer County flat-footed. It’s something the county’s emergency services divis ...