Traffic Update….Four Vehicle Collision Near SR12 / SR26

Traffic Update….Four Vehicle Collision Near SR12 / SR26

San Andreas, CA…Traffic Update….Four Vehicle Collision Near SR12 / SR26. Please use caution in the area of this multiple vehicle collision. Incident: 00100 Type: Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj Location: SR12 / SR26 Loc Desc: WB / JWO * CONSTRUCTIONI ZONE Lat/Lon: 38.211851 -120.764399 Detail Information 8:43 AM 9 [21] CALL#31635 FINCH’S TOW // RED LEXS 8:43 […]

Forest Service Officials Confirm Firefighter Fatality on El Dorado Fire

Forest Service Officials Confirm Firefighter Fatality on El Dorado Fire

San Bernardino, CA…USDA Forest Service officials on the San Bernardino National Forest have confirmed the death of a firefighter on the El Dorado Fire. The incident took place on Thursday, September 17, 2020. The name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Our deepest sympathies are with the family, friends and fellow firefighters […]

Traffic & Fire Update….Pickup Fire Near Saint Andrews Rd / Sr26

Traffic & Fire Update….Pickup Fire Near Saint Andrews Rd / Sr26

Valley Springs, CA…Traffic & Fire Update….Pickup Fire Near Saint Andrews Rd / Sr26. Incident: 00388 Type: Car Fire Location: Saint Andrews Rd / Sr26 Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 38.174018 -120.833460 Detail Information 10:28 PM 6 [9] [Rotation Request Comment] ***1039 SAM BERRI TOW 209-725-3931*** 10:26 PM 5 [7] C49-100 1185 FORD DODG PK W/ BO FRNT […]

A Joint Air Quality Advisory Issued by Calaveras County Public Health & Air Pollution Control District

A Joint Air Quality Advisory Issued by Calaveras County Public Health & Air Pollution Control District

San Andreas, Calif. — The Calaveras County Health Officer and Calaveras County Air Pollution Control District are issuing a joint air quality advisory to notify the public of the potential for poor air quality conditions due to drift smoke from the various fires around the State. There are currently no fires burning in Calaveras County. […]

Traffic Update….Motorcycle vs Dog on Hwy 49 North of Angels Camp

Traffic Update….Motorcycle vs Dog on Hwy 49 North of Angels Camp

Angels Camp, CA…Traffic Update….Motorcycle vs Dog on Hwy 49 North of Angels Camp. Dog in middle of roadway. Please use caution in the area…. Incident: 00373 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: 3712 Sr49 Loc Desc: SR49 Lat/Lon: 38.098911 -120.587806 Detail Information 9:26 PM 8 [12] B49-030 BOTH SB LANES ARE BLOCKED 9:21 PM 7 [11] […]

Governor Newsom Signs Bill Eliminating Barriers that Block Former Inmate Fire Crews from Becoming Career Firefighters After Serving their Sentences

Governor Newsom Signs Bill Eliminating Barriers that Block Former Inmate Fire Crews from Becoming Career Firefighters After Serving their Sentences

Oroville, CA…At the site of the North Complex Fire, Governor Newsom signed AB 2147, a bill that eliminates barriers that prevent former inmate fire crews from pursuing a career as a firefighter once they served their time. Authored by Assemblymember Eloise Gomez Reyes, the bill allows nonviolent offenders who have fought fires as members of […]

Traffic Update….Vehicle Fire Near Hwy 4 & Upper Moran Road

Traffic Update….Vehicle Fire Near Hwy 4 & Upper Moran Road

Arnold, CA….Traffic Update….Vehicle Fire Near Hwy 4 & Upper Moran Road. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire before it had the opportunity to spread to vegetation. Incident: 00278 Type: Car Fire Location: Sr4 / Big Trees Village Dr Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 38.296389 -120.284111 Detail Information 3:03 PM 4 [15] ALSO REPORTED JEO MORAN RD […]

North Complex Fire Claims 10 Lives, 244,203 Acres & 2,000 Structures Destroyed

North Complex Fire Claims 10 Lives, 244,203 Acres & 2,000 Structures Destroyed

Oroville, CA…North Zone: From Lee Summit to Claremont Peak, the fire remains in the current footprint. Crews are engaged with tactical firing operations near Lookout Rock and reinforcing structure protection in the Bucks Lake, Haskins, and Highlands areas. Crews are prepping existing roads and building dozer lines to tie in with old fire scars and […]

Health Officer Order Prohibiting Fires on Private Property in Alpine County

Health Officer Order Prohibiting Fires on Private Property in Alpine County

Markleeville, CA…Effective immediately, I am ordering that all outdoor fires, including campfires, bonfires, pit fires, charcoal fires, or any other open flame fires are hereby prohibited on all private lands throughout Alpine County. This prohibition shall be reviewed by the Board of Supervisors at their next meeting and each meeting thereafter and will continue until […]

Creek Fire Climbs to 175,893 Acres, Home & Business Structures Destroyed Numbers Climb

Creek Fire Climbs to 175,893 Acres, Home & Business Structures Destroyed Numbers Climb

Shaver Lake, CA…Current Situation: Fresno County: The fire actively burned throughout the night with short range spotting and active runs. The critical fuels were completely consumed in portions of the fire. Active crown runs were observed in timber stands in the higher elevations. Madera County: A strong inversion is expected to continue moderate fire activity […]

Forest Service Temporarily Closes All National Forests in California

Forest Service Temporarily Closes All National Forests in California

Vallejo, CA…Due to unprecedented and historic fire conditions throughout the state, the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region is announcing a temporary closure of an additional ten National Forests, meaning all eighteen National Forests in California are now closed. The closure of the additional ten forests will be effective at 5:00 pm today. These additional […]

Traffic & Fire Update….Residential Structure Fire with Spread to Vegetation on Heather Drive (Updated)

Traffic & Fire Update….Residential Structure Fire with Spread to Vegetation on Heather Drive  (Updated)

Murphys, CA….Traffic & Fire Update….Residential Structure Fire with Spread to Vegetation on Heather Drive . Initial arriving units say 1/4 acre spread into grass. Please use caution in the area, more to follow… (Updates as of 11:30am…Air Attack 440 on scene and confirmed early reports of 1/4 to 1/2 acres on both sides of road […]

500-acre Fork Fire Threatens Infrastructure in Upper American River Watershed

500-acre Fork Fire Threatens Infrastructure in Upper American River Watershed

Placerville, CA…Firefighters from the Eldorado National Forest and cooperating agencies responded to the fast-moving Fork Fire in the Gerle Creek area of the Pacific Ranger District today. The fire grew quickly to 500 acres driven by east winds gusting up to 50 mph and is 0% contained. Based on current and predicted fire behavior with […]

Remain Vigilant During Red Flag Warnings & All Through Fire Season

Remain Vigilant During Red Flag Warnings & All Through Fire Season

San Andreas, CA…California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit (TCU) encourages residents and visitors to remain vigilant in their efforts to prevent a wildfire ignition. Like most of the State, CAL FIRE TCU is experiencing excessive heat that is predicted to continue throughout the week. With 25 major fires burning statewide […]

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