Local Assistance Center for Fawn Fire survivors opens today at Shasta Community Center

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif., — The Local Assistance Center (LAC) opened this morning to provide recovery assistance services to residents impacted by the Fawn Fire. It will be open from Friday, October 8 through Monday, October 11 at the Shasta Lake Community Center, 4499 Main Street, in the City of Shasta Lake. The LAC will be open from 10 a.m. to […]

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Firefighter injured, family dog killed in Redding blaze that destroyed one home, damaged another

UPDATED/CORRECTED: Friday, Oct. 1, 11:32 a.m., To reflect that only one home was occupied at the time of this fire. REDDING, Calif., — One home was destroyed and another was left damaged by a structure fire that swept through a south Redding home late Thursday night, Sept. 30. The destructive blaze happened in the 1200 block of Riviera Drive near […]

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Dahle’s help negotiate more than $30 million in Wildfire Prevention Grants for their Districts

The Governor’s Office recently announced the allocation of $138 million for wildfire prevention grants statewide to help mitigate the risk of catastrophic wildfire. In budget negotiations for this year’s wildfire prevention funding, Senator and Assemblywoman Dahle identified a list of unfunded, shovel-ready projects throughout the First Assembly and Senate District prepared for immediate funding to fire safe communities. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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$237,000 grant to replace aging Burney ambulance

BURNEY, Calif., — Burney Fire Protection District was excited to announce this week that the rural, Intermountain area firefighting agency had received a more than $237,000 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to purchase a new ambulance. The grant will allow BFPD to purchase an ambulance that will replace an aging and outdated 2012 model with over 200,000 miles logged and […]

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UPDATE: Fawn Fire grows to nearly 6,000 acres – 25 structures destroyed – Alleged arsonist in custody

UPDATED: Friday, Sept. 24, 1:42 p.m., With additional details, updates. Originally Published: Friday, Sept. 24, 9:40 a.m. REDDING, Calif., — As the destructive Fawn Fire enters its second full day and continues to grow, fire officials say favorable overnight winds helped firefighters make good progress in increasing the nearly 6,000 acre wildland vegetation fire’s containment to ten percent. All evacuation […]

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Mandatory evacuation orders, Code Red notifications continue as Fawn Fire explodes to 1,200 acres

UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 23, 10:26 a.m., With additional evacuation warnings, other updates. UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 23, 1:32 p.m., With additional evacuation warnings, other updates.UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 23, 2:15 p.m., With suspect’s arrest information. SEE RELATED: UPDATE: Fawn Fire grows to nearly 6,000 acres – 25 structures destroyed – Alleged arsonist in custody Originally Published: Thursday, Sept. 23, 8:25 a.m. REDDING, […]

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Surviving the Dixie Fire: Burney men share harrowing details after becoming lost and trapped within raging blaze

A pair of Burney men say they are lucky to be alive after a pair of harrowing ordeals that officials say began with one of the men falling asleep at the wheel and crashing his work truck, while headed to his job supporting the ongoing, months-long Dixie Fire firefighting efforts early Thursday morning, Sept. 9. Speaking exclusively with SCNS today, the […]

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Evacuation warnings issued for Old Station, Hat Creek as Dixie Fire continues burning north toward 4 Corners

Writer’s Note: Due to the Dixie Fire now beginning to directly threaten the Intermountain area communities where SCNS is located, possibly forcing our own evacuation, this will have to be a quick update; with no time to write an actual article. We will continue to provide additional updates and information as time allows.-TM SHASTA COUNTY, Calif., — The Shasta County […]

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2nd Annual Murrieta Hilltop Festival set for tomorrow night – Friday, 9/10

MURRIETA, Calif., — The Murrieta Firefighters Association (MFA) was excited this week to announce the 2nd Annual Murrieta Hilltop Festival 2021 (MHF 2021). MHF 2021 is scheduled for Friday, September 10th, 2021, from 5pm-10pm, at Heritage Hill in Murrieta, CA. The Festival will include local breweries, wineries, food from Pete’s Firehouse BBQ and New Life Culinary Creations and will feature […]

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Anza Rock Fire stopped at 250 acres, four homes and seven outbuildings destroyed

As reported by Lone Wolf Media via Cal Fire-Riverside County Fire Department ANZA, Calif., — Although CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters made quick work extinguishing a wildland vegetation fire after responding to reports of blaze burning in Anza, officials have since reported that four homes and seven outbuildings were destroyed by the swift-moving fire. No injuries were reported as a result […]

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