loomis fire

Four plan to run for 3 Loomis council seats

Three seats will be open on the Loomis Town Council and so far at least four men plan to run. According to Cricket Strock, town clerk, as of Tuesday morning councilmen Miguel Ucovi ...

Health and Safety Expo offers hands-on fun

The Health and Safety Expo, held May 22 at Del Oro High School, was sponsored by the Placer County Sheriff's Council on behalf of the Placer County Sheriff's Department. The free e ...

Learn to stay safe at expo

Keeping children, families, homes and property safe is the goal of the Health and Safety Expo. The free event features demonstrations by the Placer County Sheriff’s Department, ...

Health & Safety Expo coming Saturday

See demonstrations by the Placer County Sheriff’s Department, competitions by Loomis and South Placer Fire Protection Districts crews, health screenings, food, vendors and lots o ...

Chefs have a flair for flavor at extravaganza

The best chefs in town will be showing off their culinary skills during the Blue Goose Food Extravaganza in Loomis this weekend. Andy Portillo, engineer with the Loomis Fire Protec ...

Burn permits now required in Loomis

Burn permits for residential burning are now required within the Loomis Fire Protection District, as well as all of unincorporated Placer County. Permits are available at the Loomi ...

Remembering the life lost in the flames

The cause of the house fire that took the life of a 75-year-old Penryn man remained under investigation Monday. Early Sunday morning, the blaze consumed Helmut and Gretel Heinrich ...

Hero saves Loomis woman from burning home

A Loomis man is being called a hero after saving his neighbor and her dog from a fire that destroyed a home and caused two firefighters to be treated for heat exhaustion. “I didn ...

Fire 'fully involves' mobile home

A mobile home in Loomis was “fully involved” in flames Friday afternoon. Emergency fire crews were able to put out the blaze on the unit and the one next to it late Friday aft ...

Sunday morning fire burns home's garage

Firefighters were able to keep a house fire contained to the garage Sunday morning, March 8. Crews from the Loomis, Penryn, South Placer and Newcastle Fire Districts, as well as Ro ...

Take measures to create defensible space

With vegetation already dried out and hot weather upon us, state and local fire officials have been preparing for the fire season. As they maintain a state of readiness, so must ho ...

Loomis fire chief comes to rescue of two white owls

Last week, our new Fire Chief, Dave Wheeler, noticed one of his new crop of white owls fall from their recently remodeled home under the eaves of his barn. Being active in rescue p ...