Robbers Fire

Firefighters did amazing job

To all the firefighters: Thank you, thank you, thank you. To have contained that Robbers Fire in those steep canyons with no more losses than were suffered was amazing. All of Pl ...

Firefighters? achievement inspires awe

I woke up in my own bed this morning, a seemingly unremarkable event for most, but for me, it was miraculous. The ?Robbers Fire,? as it came to be known, forced my family and our ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...