FIRE

KIRBY'S KATCH

It’s getting harder to find a comprehensive source for local fishing reports. I have to hit several sites to get an overall picture of what’s happening.  So after ...

Fires are our new norm

California is on fire. While the fires have dominated national news, we don’t need TV newscasters or the Wall Street Journal telling us that Northern California is ablaze. ...

Roseville police raising money for fire victims

In the wake of devastating fires in the Napa and Sonoma area, the Roseville Police Department is stepping up its donation efforts for Santa Rosa and Sonoma County law enforcement p ...

UPDATE: Fire destroys Shul in Granite Bay

A fire broke out at the community Shul at the Chabad House, a Jewish cultural center, in Granite Bay around 4 a.m. Feb. 25, according to a news release from Rabbi Yossi Korik. No ...

$3M Granite Bay home burns on Christmas

A dozen people were evacuated from a multi-million dollar home in Granite Bay on Christmas Day after a major fire broke out, causing significant damage to the structure but no inju ...

Placer County renews $10.6 million firefighting contract

The Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a $10.6-million contract for county fire services from Cal Fire through the 2016-17 fiscal year, according to a news rele ...

Fire erupts from truck and trailer behind Bed, Bath & Beyond in Roseville

A black smokestack could be seen all over Roseville Saturday afternoon after a fire erupted from a box van and trailer off Creekside Ridge Drive. The Roseville Fire Department said ...

Pallet yard in flames by Thunder Valley

Flames billowed below towers of smoke out of a pallet yard near Thunder Valley Casino and Resort Wednesday morning. According to Cal Fire’s on-scene spokesman Andrew Smith, f ...

UPDATE: Gas leak reported in Roseville

UPDATE: A gas leak from a residential line at Roseville Road and Fir Avenue today prompted the Roseville Fire Department to dispatch five emergency vehicles after a call came in at ...

UPDATE: Field fire consumes 169 acres west of Roseville

A towering plume of smoke drifted over West Roseville and parts of Lincoln and Rocklin on Tuesday as Cal Fire and other emergency responders battled a 169-acre fire less than three ...

Shooting, burning crime in Roseville turns into double-homicide

The Placer County Sheriff's Office announced late this morning that two men who were found shot in the head and lying on fire in Roseville have died - making the incident one o ...

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 ...

Roseville firefighters quell grass fire near Sierra View Country Club

Firefighters from the Roseville Fire Department rushed to stifle a half-acre grass fire under active power lines near Shasta Street and Diamond Oaks Road at 4:18 p.m. Thursday. Th ...

Auburn Placer High classroom fire cause still a mystery

  Nearly two weeks after a fire damaged a Placer High School art classroom, investigators are not releasing a cause. Auburn’s fire and police departments are both invo ...