loomis fire protection district

Don't spark a fire while preventing one

Doing the right thing the wrong way can have disastrous results, especially when clearing property to prevent wildfires. According to Chelsea Fox, spokesperson for Cal Fire, a res ...

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 ...

Firing fireworks off-limits in Loomis

There’s lots of ways to celebrate the Fourth of July. In Loomis and throughout unincorporated Placer County, shooting off fireworks isn’t one of them. “All fireworks within ...

Non-injury accident closes Horseshoe Bar Road

A two-car, non-injury accident closed a portion of Horseshoe Bar Road on Wednesday evening, according to the Placer County Sherrif’s Department. The accident occurred directly i ...

No need to fear fluorescent bulbs' 'end-of-life' issue

Loomis resident Jim Karr has discovered that fluorescent light lamps, or bulbs, have an “end-of-life” issue. Although Karr was startled when the bulb he had installed in his S ...

Community fills boots

Firefighters from Loomis and Penryn fire districts received donations totaling $9,700 for the UC Davis Medical Center Burn Unit and burn-survivor programs during Saturday and Sunda ...

Firefighters hone skills in extrication exercise

An overturned school bus resting atop two cars could be a horrific scene for first-responders, but thankfully the scene Tuesday night, Nov. 17, was a training exercise. Firefighter ...

Rear-ended SUV hits tree

No injuries were reported in a rear-end collision that occurred before noon today on Wells Avenue, between Barton and Laird roads. According to Placer Sheriff’s Deputy Bob Brodov ...