Dunsmuir fall victim rescued after Hedge Creek Falls accident

DUNSMUIR, Calif. — Several fire and rescue agencies came together to conduct a remote area rescue after a man suffered multiple injuries following a fall at Hedge Creek Falls in Dunsmuir Sunday, April 11. Hedge Creek Falls is located in the Shasta Cascade area just west of Interstate 5, about 55 miles north of Redding. The falls’ close proximity to the […]

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Three rescued, two hospitalized, after Lake Elsinore Sea-Doo mishap

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. — Three people sustained minor injuries, including one adult and a child who were hospitalized, after a watercraft accident left the trio stranded and their Sea-Doo capsized in the water at Lake Elsinore Monday afternoon, March 22. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Deputy hospitalized, suspect dead after shots fired during Perris standoff Discovery of woman’s body in Temecula […]

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19 residents displaced after Lake Elsinore apartment blaze

LAKE ELINORE, Calif. — Authorities say a total of 19 people from three apartment units were displaced after a fire swept through a Lake Elsinore apartment earlier this morning Sunday, March 14. No injuries were reported after the blaze, which occurred in the 300 block of N. Langstaff Street, between Pottery Street and W. Sumner Avenue. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Burney area fire resources taxed fighting eight suspicious overnight fires

JOHNSON PARK, Calif. — Intermountain area firefighters from multiple area fire stations spent nearly three and a half hours knocking down eight separate but possibly related fires early Thursday morning, March 4. The fires included a large log deck blaze at a lumber yard and seven additional grass and vegetation fires within a half-mile radius. Authorities have since said the […]

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No injuries reported after early morning Redding blaze destroys home

REDDING, Calif. — No serious injuries were reported after an early morning blaze swept through a southwest Redding double wide mobile home earlier today, Wednesday, March 3. The fire tore through a residence in the 1100 block of Kenyon Drive near Chantilly Lane, in a rural and somewhat mountainous area, southwest of SR-299W and Hwy 273. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Convicted arsonist arrested again for setting Anderson fires

ANDERSON, Calif. — Already on probation for a prior arson conviction, a knife-wielding and wanted felon was arrested for arson again after he was seen starting fires in a gully near the Tractor Supply business in the 1900 block of Marx Way in Anderson yesterday morning, Sunday, Feb. 28. The fires that led to the man’s arrest were reported within […]

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Reports of shots fired at Redding arson fire hamper rescue efforts – Woman arrested

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say that reports of shots fired at an east Redding home that a woman set ablaze slowed firefighter’s suppression efforts and ultimately led to the arrest of a woman yesterday morning, Sunday, Feb. 28. The alleged arsonist later attempted to grab an officer’s gun while being treated at an area hospital and had to be physically […]

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One hospitalized after Lake Elsinore house fire

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. — Authorities say one person was hospitalized after a residential structure fire erupted at a private residence in the El Carisso area of Lake Elsinore earlier today, Wednesday, Feb. 10. The blaze, which caused the victim to be hospitalized with moderate to serious injuries, happened at a private residence in the 15000 block of Darnell Drive, southwest […]

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2 toddlers and 3 dogs dead, 4 others critically burned, after Elsinore area blaze

LAKELAND VILLAGE, Calif. — Authorities and family members say two young children, ages 1 and 2, were killed, while another four victims were critically injured and remain hospitalized after a deadly fire tore through a Lakeland Village home in the Lake Elsinore area yesterday afternoon, Monday, Jan. 25. Three family dogs were also killed in the blaze, which took about […]

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Questions, concerns remain after Montgomery Creek woman arrested for setting car ablaze

MONTGOMERY CREEK, Calif. — Authorities say a Shasta County woman with multiple warrants was arrested after setting a car ablaze on Big Bend Road, about a mile north of SR-299E, Monday afternoon, Jan. 18. The fire destroyed a Volkswagen Jetta and burned about a quarter-acre of vegetation, according to Cal Fire-Shasta. In the wake of Monday’s arrest, Montgomery Creek residents […]

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