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Resident fights Newcastle fire with garden hose

Quick response by a tactical fire team heading to the Robbers Fire and residents with garden hoses kept a 1.5-acre brush fire in Newcastle from causing any major damage today, Thur ...

Investigators probe homeless link to suspicious Newcastle house fire

Investigators are looking into the possibility that a homeless squatter may have started a fire that heavily damaged an unoccupied Newcastle house overnight Thursday. Neighbors s ...

Add mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to skill set

The Newcastle Fire Protection District in conjunction with the Newcastle Volunteer Firefighters Association now owns several new pieces of equipment designed to administer first ai ...

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 ...

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 ...