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Georgetown Aids Neighbor After Fire

Georgetown Aids Neighbor After Fire

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Bob and his dog Hitch lost their home in the Empire Fire in Georgetown Saturday. The fast moving fire burned 38 acres in the south part of town before crews could stop it. Trish Cimmarusti and her husband own Black sheep Satellite and they thought their business was lost Saturday…

Phone Scam Warning from Auburn PD

Phone Scam Warning from Auburn PD

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If it is too good to be true it probably is. That is the sage advice from Auburn Police Detective Sergeant Dale Hutchins about yet another phone scam making the rounds to area residents. In this scam the caller tells you have won a car but you have to jump…

Georgetown Empire Fire

Georgetown Empire Fire

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Nearly 100 homes were evacuated Saturday as a 38-acre grass fire threatened homes in Georgetown. The Empire Fire, started around 3 p.m. near Empire Creek Circle, according to Cal Fire Public Information Officer Daniel Berlant who says one home was lost but the fire, whipped by winds, could have been…

American Fire Update

American Fire Update

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The American fire continues to grow at 24,408 acres and 81% contained, the fire continues to push firefighters back in some areas. Peter Franzen spokesperson for the Fire crews battling the blaze says they have a lot of work to do to secure the fire lines over the next few…

Intoxicated, Suicidal Man Arrested in Foresthill

Intoxicated, Suicidal Man Arrested in Foresthill

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Following a tense, armed standoff in the woods in Foresthill, Placer County Sheriff’s deputies took an intoxicated, suicidal man into custody after being called to a domestic dispute at his home Friday morning.  Residents of the Cedar Grove Mobile Home Park called 911 at 7:37 Friday morning to report a…

Auburn City Council Approves APOA Contract

Auburn City Council Approves APOA Contract

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The Auburn city Council is in session tonight (Monday august 26th) and an agreement between the city and the Auburn Police Officers association (APOA) is on the agenda. The APOA has been working without a contract for over a year. The new contract is said to be similar to the…

APD Makes Arrest in Identity Theft Case

APD Makes Arrest in Identity Theft Case

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An arrest has been made by the Auburn police Department stemming from a Burglary and Identity Theft case from January of 2012. Detective Sgt Dale Hutchins says an unknown female went into a local check cashing business to cash bad checks.  Click to hear Det. Sgt. Hutchins  At the onset…

American Fire Sunday PM Update

American Fire Sunday PM Update

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24, 304 acres burned and 78% containment Sunday evening. Successful fireing operations in both DIV Z and DIV R. Hold and improve in DIV T. Firing operations continue in DIV Z. The Incident is also supporting Initial Attack requests over the TFR footprint. Apartial road closure of Mosquito Ridge Rd(Hwy…

Empire Fire in Georgetown

Empire Fire in Georgetown

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Nearly 100 homes were evacuated Saturday as a 38-acre grass fire threatened homes in Georgetown. The Empire Fire, started around 3 p.m. near Empire Creek Circle, according to Cal Fire Public Information Officer Daniel Berlant. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department conducted the evacuations and closed Greenwood Road to the…

American Fire 78% Contained Sunday

American Fire 78% Contained Sunday

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24,135 acres have burned in the American Fire. The south-west, west and north-west sides of the fire are in patrol status. Fire crews continue to improve and mop up interior of containment lines on the north and north-east sides of the fire. Crews are continuing a back firing operation utilizing…