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Texas firefighting team jets in to battle Lincoln rail-tanker blaze

Outside help – including a hotshot crew of tanker fire experts from Texas – was helping Lincoln deal Wednesday with a potentially catastrophic propane fire in a railway tank ca ...

Rocklin firefighters reflect on Galleria fire

As stores at the Galleria of Roseville slowly reopen after the devastating fire that scarred the largest mall in the Northern California, Rocklin firefighters reflect on the career ...

Galleria has calm, partial reopening

Amid smiles, hugs and a few tears, the first section of Galleria businesses reopened at 10 a.m. Thursday, one week after fires caused the biggest disaster in its 10-year history. I ...

Galleria fires to cost $6.5 million and counting

The Galleria Mall will stay closed at least for several days as investigators comb the rubble where a barricaded man Thursday ignited several fires. They still cannot reach the ep ...

The man behind the Galleria inferno

The man who set the Galleria aflame Thursday was a lonely transient with depression and anger issues, interviews and reports show. Alexander Piggee’s publicity stunt was more a c ...

Gov. declares state of emergency following Galleria arson

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency in Placer County Friday, a day after a man barricaded himself inside and set fires to the Galleria Mall. The pronouncement ...

Roseville's Westfield Galleria Mall ablaze, suspect ID'd

The quietest time of day at Roseville’s top landmark turned frantic Thursday when a man took over a store and set off several fires. Alexander Piggee forced a total evacuation o ...

Fire damages Rocklin home; no injuries

A blaze caused extensive damage to a Rocklin home Monday night. Approximately 11 p.m. Monday, Rocklin Fire responded to a fire on Midas Avenue in Rocklin. According to Rocklin ...