wildland

Three displaced by early morning fourplex fire in North Auburn

An early morning fire on the second-floor deck of a fourplex in North Auburn forced three people out of the damaged unit. The fire at the front of the 11000-block Garnet Way fourp ...

CDF needs to get back to its mission

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF) fire fee will not be used for thinning brush and clearing trees around your home (“$150 fire fee bills targete ...

Tankers don’t put out fires

After 42 years in wildland firefighting and 30 years managing them, I can tell you there has never been an air tanker nor will there ever be one regardless of size that can put out ...