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Rocklin Fire honors volunteer assistant chief 10 years after his passing

On Feb. 9, 10 years after his passing, the Rocklin Fire Department honored Assistant Volunteer Fire Chief Vince Lopez’s family with a shadow box with a new fire department ba ...

Rocklin Fire honors Peter Hill

It’s not uncommon for a long-time public servant to receive a plaque or certificate upon retiring, but former Rocklin City Councilmember Peter Hill was honored with something ...

One of 19 firefighters killed in AZ had local connection

When a wildfire in central Arizona claimed the lives of 19 firefighters June 30, news of the tragedy struck a chord with the national public. The incident hit home for millions, bu ...

Grass fire behind Sierra College contained

A grass fire burning behind Sierra College next to Interstate 80 has been contained as of 1:58 p.m. Friday, according to Rocklin Fire Chief James Summers. The call came in at 1:04 ...

Fire departments get new CPR devices

The Rocklin Fire Department will receive new life-saving technology before the end of the month, on loan for a six-month free trial from Washington-based medical technology company ...

Rocklin man thankful for fire department's thoughtful efforts

  Jim Cowan said he is thankful for the thoughtful actions of Rocklin firefighters early in the morning Nov. 4, went they went “above and beyond” in saving pri ...

Rocklin Fire volunteer Ken Whitman passes away

Longtime Rocklin resident and law enforcement professional Ken Whitman remembered the day he wanted to be a firefighter. He said he felt helpless as he watched fire erupt from a ho ...