Cal Fire

Fire near Foresthill grows to 2,400 acres, 30 percent contained

UPDATE 7:40 P.M. July 15 - The Robbers Fire grew to 2,400 acres by Sunday evening - up from 2,250 earlier in the day - but firefighters were able to contain 30 percent of it. The ...

Robbers Fire expands to 2,250 acres burned

UPDATE 12:00 P.M. July 15 - The Robbers Fire grew to 2,250 acres overnight Saturday and was 20 percent contained as of Sunday morning. The fire started Wednesday afternoon at Shirt ...

Robbers Fire near Foresthill grows to 1,400 acres Saturday

UPDATE 10:12 A.M. JULY 14- Bolstered by hundreds of firefighters converging on the Robbers Fire from around the state, the effort to stop the stubborn blaze between Foresthill and ...

200-acre fire burns between Foresthill and Colfax

  More than 250 firefighters were working into Wednesday night against the threat of increasing winds to stop the spread of the Robbers Fire. The fire erupted in steep canyon ...

Cal Fire plans 55-acre burn under the Foresthill Bridge Thursday

If you see smoke billowing up by the Foresthill Bridge Thursday, don't be alarmed, it's a prescribed burn. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire), in ...

Dry conditions create tinderbox conditions in California

There have been over three times as many wildfires in California this year from January through the second week of April than there were last year, Cal Fire reports. With November ...

Newcastle residents receive Measure B ballots

Ballots for Measure B started arriving in the mailboxes of Newcastle residents’ home Tuesday. Local fire officials say without a two-thirds ‘yes’ vote on a parcel tax to ke ...

Food truck toast after freeway fire

Fire crews were able to quickly put out a small fire after a catering truck ignited into flames Friday afternoon. The incident was reported at about 1 p.m. when the truck caught ...

Early morning Auburn blaze causes $85,000 in damage

An early morning Auburn fire caused $85,000 of damage, but no one was hurt. Seven Cal Fire crews, assisted by the Placer Hills Fire Department, responded to a four-plex building f ...