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 ...

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 ...

Placer High art class scrambles to make up for supplies lost in fire

Art teacher Kaija Perkins-Uno and her classes are back in creative mode, days after a fire forced them out of a Placer High School classroom. The classes that normally would be h ...

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 ...

Gathering Inn searching for home for homeless program after fire guts Auburn house

The Gathering Inn is in need of a new home to rent after fire gutted the Auburn house the non-profit has used for five years to temporarily locate homeless men and women with medic ...

Sheriff: Six being charged in “honey oil” drug-lab fire at Auburn mobile home

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that criminal charges against six adults are being lodged in connection with a mobile home fire that authorities allege reveal ...

Seven flee safely as two Auburn homes burn

A fire late Monday spread from one Shockley Road house to a neighboring home, displacing seven occupants. Shockley Road resident Joel Cline said all the residents of the two homes ...

“Suspicious” fire that destroyed Auburn mobile home under investigation

Nine people escaped safely from flames that consumed a mobile home on the outskirts of Auburn in a fire Thursday night that authorities are describing as “suspicious.” ...

Fire breaks out on South Brewer Road

A brush fire razed an estimated 120 acres of privately owned land west of Roseville on Wednesday afternoon, according to fire officials at the scene. Battalion Chief Erich Schwab ...