Daniel Berlant

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 ...

Region’s fire officials urge residents to ring their homes with healthy stretch of defensible space

Monday was the official start of fire season, and fire crews say they are prepared, but are asking for citizen help as well. “What they should be doing is clearing away that fl ...

Agency assists with more than just fires

Cal Fire is an agency of many hats. The state agency, which has a contract with Placer County to provide services throughout the county, not only fights wildfires and responds to ...

Arson caused 49 Fire

Arson caused the 49 Fire that burned more than 60 homes and businesses in Auburn and caused more than $40 million in loss, Cal Fire officials said Monday. During an afternoon pre ...