Rocklin Fire Department

Finders’ four-alarm efforts earn him high praise

Rocklin firefighter/paramedic Sean Finders is into his fourth year with the fire department, but he’s already gained the respect and admiration of his peers and the fire chief. ...

Mother saves brother, children from Rocklin house fire

A pregnant woman staying with her Rocklin parents discovered a fire in the family home early Wednesday morning. She scrambled to get everyone out of the house including her disab ...

Volunteers deliver Christmastime cheer

Eight-year-old Dominic Bonacorso is looking forward to the 25th. The smile on his face says it all. “I like toys at Christmas,” he said. Dominic’s parents want his Yule ti ...

Holiday basket program donations stay strong

The offices of the Rocklin Fire Station are littered with goodwill. “There are baby dolls, basketballs and big stuffed dogs,” said Fire Chief Bill Mikesell. Community leade ...

Response times rising for fire department

Despite a sliding economy, a well-known problem at the Rocklin Fire Department could put some neighborhoods at grave risk. City and fire officials confirm there are two areas of ...

Firefighters: Cuts could put public at risk

Rocklin’s Firefighters Union and some citizens are concerned continued cost-saving measures are putting the city’s public safety at risk. The city recently directed the Rockl ...

Breen Park playground set on fire

Rocklin’s Breen Park was set on fire over the weekend, leaving the small children’s playground melted, blackened and unusable. Fences blocked off the remains of the play area ...

Cuts to Rocklin Fire are reckless

I would like someone to explain what in the world is our city council thinking. I recently heard that the city of Rocklin is going to reduce the staffing at one of our fire station ...

Rocklin firefighter’s home threatened by the 49 Fire

For the first time Sunday, veteran Rocklin Fire Captain Martin Holm faced a California wildfire threatening his own family and home. “I was leaving home and I saw the column (of ...

Rocklin to reduce staff, budgets at police and fire depts.

The Rocklin City Council approved more aggressive measures Saturday to save as much cash reserves as possible as the recession lags on and revenues continue to slide. The city was ...

Rocklin Fire honors Wal-Mart for help

Without the help of the Roseville Wal-Mart, Rocklin’s annual Easter Egg Hunt would be a little less egg-citing. The Rocklin Firefighters’ Association recently honored store m ...

Rocklin firefighters assist with Loomis blaze

Rocklin firefighters assist with a Loomis fire Sunday, helping The Loomis Fire Department put out a blaze in the Sierra Gateway Mobile Home Park in Loomis. A Loomis man, Darrel B ...

Sending a little taste of home to those overseas

A group of moms are out to help their sons and daughters serving overseas. And they’re looking for the community’s support. Sacramento Blue Star Moms, a local chapter of a ...

Home destroyed in early-morning fire

A fire destroyed a home in the Sunset Whitney neighborhood of Rocklin Wednesday morning. Rocklin Fire officials are calling the house, located in Avila Court, a “total loss.” ...

Police, fire agree to salary freezes

To help ease the city’s budget deficit, Rocklin fire and police departments have agreed to forgo salary increases for the next two years. The city of Rocklin management team me ...