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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. ...

Family and pets escape Wednesday night blaze

A Loomis family is homeless after fire ripped through their Humphrey Road house Wednesday night, Aug. 17. The owners, Larry and Karen DuBois, were cooking dinner on the backyard pa ...

Neighbors turn out for National Night Out

Loomis neighbors came together last week to celebrate National Night Out with block parties, cookouts and ice cream socials. Placer County Sheriff’s deputies and Loomis Fire Pro ...

Loomis house fire 'suspicious'

Chief Dave Wheeler, of the Loomis Fire Protection District, said when his crews arrived at the scene of Loomis house fire at about 11:20 p.m. Sunday, March 13, flames were shooting ...

Community Calendar

A “Cowboy Dinner & Big Bucks Saloon Night” fundraiser for Penryn Elementary School will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed. Events will i ...

Burning restrictions lifted in Placer County

Cooler weather and decreased fire danger has allowed Cal Fire, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, to reduce burning restrictions in some areas of Northern C ...

Loomis Fire District candidates state their cases

The Loomis Fire Protection District board of directors race includes incumbents and a new face. Two district board members seats are up for election on Nov. 2, while three district ...

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 ...

Aqua Vests help Loomis firefighters beat the heat

Hot summers make staying cool a priority, especially for emergency responders fighting fires in scorching heat. Last June, a fire gutted a Loomis home and sent three firefighters t ...

Loomis has a night out with neighbors

Loomis residents celebrated crime prevention and neighborhood camaraderie at the 27th annual National Night Out on Aug. 3. The event was hosted by the Placer County Sheriff’s Of ...