Lawrence Bettencourt

Granite Bay will not lose fire station

The South Placer Fire District Board of Supervisors elected to not close one of five remaining fire houses in Granite Bay at its April meeting. Tony Corado, fire chief for the So ...

Fire officials report no major activity for Fourth

Last weekend delivered several minor fires and some hefty fines for residents celebrating the Fourth of July holiday. Roseville Fire Marshal Dennis Mathisen said fire crews respon ...

Better safe than singed

Safe Fireworks tips: - Do not allow children to light fireworks. A responsible adult should always be present. - Read directions on fireworks prior to lighting - Do not attemp ...