FIRE

I-80 drivers try in vain to snuff out Applegate Fire

“It got too big, too fast.” Pete Enochs was witness to the beginnings of an inferno that spread quickly through the Applegate area from its origin as a series of spot ...

Placer High School fire evacuates hundreds of students

A fire in a Placer High School classroom today led to the safe evacuation of hundreds of students before it was put out. The fire was initially reported in an upper campus classro ...

Woman detained after “suspicious” North Auburn house fire

A woman was led away in handcuffs after a North Auburn house fire Wednesday that authorities are describing as suspicious. The unidentified woman was one of three occupants of a o ...

Tahoe National Forest issues immediate American Fire area closure order

Citing public and firefighter safety concerns, the U.S. Forest Service has closed Tahoe National Forest lands in and adjacent to the American Fire northeast of Foresthill. Supervi ...

Wait over for relatives, friends of Pilot Hill husband, wife who died in house fire

AUBURN CA - The wait is over for relatives and friends of a Pilot Hill couple now identified as the two victims of a house fire. The fire destroyed a 111-year-old home Nov. 18 in ...