Rocklin Fire Department

Small grass fire in Rocklin all cleared up

Fire crews responded at about 2 p.m. Wednesday to a small grass fire off Whitney Oaks Drive and Pebble Beach Road. The fire, which was four acres in size, is all cleared up.  ...

Rocklin firefighter helps heal in Third World

Rocklin residents can expect emergency assistance within five minutes of their calls for help. For individuals living in the poorest corners of the world, however, help for an emer ...

Rocklin Fire implements advanced life support service

The Rocklin Fire Department just increased its service level for people with medical emergencies. After six years of planning, the department started its Advanced Life Support Prog ...

Rocklin firefighters fight Bagley wildfire

By Jon Brines Placer Herald Correspondent It has taken an army of nearly 2,000 firefighters from around the state, including a team from Rocklin, to slow the 43,940-acre Bagley wil ...

Summers promoted to fire chief

Interim Fire Chief James Summers was officially named Rocklin Fire Chief last Friday by Rocklin City Manager Rick Horst. Summers has served for 26 years with the Rocklin Fire Depar ...

Fire station dedicated to 'Smokey' Browning

Rocklin Volunteer Assistant Chief Lee “Smokey” Browning, now in his 44th year with Rocklin Fire, is being recognized in a big way. Following the nomination by former Rocklin Fi ...

Rocklin crew returns from Robbers Fire

Hiking with 50 pounds of fire hose in 100 degree temperatures over rough and steep terrain doesn?t sound like a walk in the park. But for Rocklin firefighters fighting the Robbers ...

Rocklin's interim chief fired up

Rocklin Fire Chief Bill Mikesell doesn?t officially retire until July 13, but he?s doing everything he can to make the leadership transition as painless as possible not only for th ...

Summers named interim Rocklin Fire Chief

Veteran firefighter James Summers will become interim Rocklin Fire Chief when Fire Chief Bill Mikesell steps down on July 13. Summers, a Battalion Chief with Special Operations, is ...

Rocklin Fire forced to move headquarters

It was supposed to be secret, but an unusual move to raise money to fund a new Rocklin officer has pushed details of a complicated deal with Placer County into the public eye. “ ...