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Dry lightning raises Northern California fire danger
Wednesday Sep 05 2012
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) has increased its staffing due to the dry lightning and strong winds that have hit Northern California. A low ...
Fire near Foresthill grows to 2,400 acres, 30 percent contained
Sunday Jul 15 2012
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
Saturday Jul 14 2012
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 ...
Fire crews battle 1,000-acre wildfire through the night
Friday Jul 13 2012
Nearly 1,500 firefighters from across California have transplanted into the Auburn-area to squelch Robbers Fire, but for some battling the wildfire is more personal than ever. F ...
Robbers Fire near Foresthill grows to 1,400 acres Saturday
Friday Jul 13 2012
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 ...
Fire in Cool under control
Thursday Jul 12 2012
Firefighters contained a ½ acre fire in Cool Thursday afternoon. Cal Fire crews from the Amador-El Dorado unit controlled the blaze near Meadow View Acre Road and Majestic View a ...
200-acre fire burns between Foresthill and Colfax
Wednesday Jul 11 2012
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 ...
Cal Fire doing prescribed burns near Colfax Wednesday
Wednesday May 09 2012
On Wednesday, May 9 and May 16, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire), in cooperation with the Colfax City Volunteer Fire Department, Placer County F ...
Dry conditions create tinderbox conditions in California
Tuesday Apr 17 2012
There have been over three times as many wildfires in California this year from January through the second week of April than there were last year, Cal Fire reports. With November ...
Kayaker airlifted from American River
Thursday Jul 14 2011
A New Hampshire man is in serious condition after he was airlifted during a night rescue from the American River. News of the Tuesday night rescue was released Thursday afternoon ...
Officials encourage safe driving, following fireworks rules on holiday
Thursday Jun 30 2011
With Fourth of July nearly upon us, local officials are reminding residents to be careful on the roads and know that even safe and sane fireworks are not allowed everywhere. Chief ...
Sunday Aug 30 2009
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