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Council candidates speak out

Loomis Town Council candidates Dave Wheeler, Gary Liss and Rhonda Morillas answered questions posed by audience members at a recent forum at the Blue Goose. Last week’s article c ...

Loomis fire chief returns to site of Sept. 11 attacks

Loomis Fire Chief Dave Wheeler was in New York City for the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and revisited the site where 10 years ago he searched for survivors. “Sept. ...

Fire chief defends response on Humphrey Road fire

Loomis Fire District Chief Dave Wheeler said the hidden hydrant at a recent house fire did not hinder firefighters. “The question is did firefighters ever run out of water? And ...

Bridge-raising project still under fire

Caltrans officials said Horseshoe Bar Road may be closed for as little as 10 days during bridge raising, which Loomis Fire says is still too long. Bridge closures of up to 60 days ...

Loomis Fire pumps up CPR training

Loomis Fire Chief Dave Wheeler wants the residents of the fire protection district to add these words to their vocabulary: cardiopulmonary resuscitation. He also wants them to beco ...

Detours to harm public safety?

Bridge closures by Caltrans will double the response time for emergency crews, according to public safety officials. Caltrans plans to raise six local bridges over Interstate 80 f ...

Elderly couple dies in house fire on King Road

A family in mourning is planning a memorial service this Saturday, Jan. 17, for Frank Konrad, 83, and his wife, Anne, 73, who died last Thursday in a fire that destroyed much of th ...

Loomis fire claims two lives

“It’s heartbreaking,” said Fire Chief Dave Wheeler, of the Loomis Fire Protection District. Wheeler was commenting on the deaths of an elderly Loomis couple, Frank and Ann ...

Loomis engine sent to SoCal fires

A crew from the Loomis Fire Protection District has joined firefighting efforts in Southern California. Loomis Fire Chief Dave Wheeler said this week that the state Office of Emerg ...

Fire chief supports Millward, Morillas

I am supporting incumbents Tom Millward and Rhonda Morillas for Loomis Town Council. They have both demonstrated their commitment to make public safety the first priority for the c ...