Fire

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 ...

Dangerous truck fire contained in Loomis

LOOMIS -- A potential disaster was averted this afternoon after a vehicle near a 500-gallon propane tank caught fire at a business on Swetzer Road, said Jeff Gordon, assistant chi ...

Smoke bomb sets off one-acre fire in Roseville

A one acre grass fire marked the start of the Fourth of July fire threat on Monday. The Roseville Fire Department was notified of the first fire of the summer holiday at 12:36 p.m. ...

City unveils proposed budget

Instead of chopping away at services and programs, the City of Roseville is planning for additions in 2011-12. The proposed budget, presented during a public workshop Monday, incl ...

Fire damages in Slate Creek apartments

A three-alarm fire at the Slate Creek Apartments on 1751 E. Roseville Parkway destroyed at least one apartment and severely damaged four other in the building. Tom Dodaro of the ...

Fire destroys family's home

A Roseville family lost their home early Tuesday morning after fire destroyed their apartment. Tom Dodaro of the Roseville Fire Department said firefighters were dispatched to th ...

Fire strikes Autumn Oaks apartments

Roseville firefighters responded to a fire that destroyed at least one apartment and might have damaged others in the Autumn Oaks apartments Tuesday. No one was injured in the blaz ...

Roseville blaze 100 percent contained; no homes burned

A grass fire that was likely sparked during a police chase was 100 percent contained Wednesday afternoon, but not before giving residents of a Roseville neighborhood the scare of t ...

It’s still fire season; reduce the risk now

You don’t need a reminder these days about the threat of wildfires. The smoke-filled air Northern California recently experienced and the bone-dry tinder in and around our commu ...