Good Samaritans share details after pulling burn victim from pair of explosive Menifee trailer fires

MENIFEE, Calif., — Authorities say a man was hospitalized after an explosive fire ripped through a pair of travel trailers in Menifee on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 15. No other structures were lost as a result of the destructive blaze, which happened at a large and rural property in the 29800 block of Sharon Way, between Mira Street and Briggs Road, […]

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UPDATE: Father & two sons ID’d after Desert Shores trailer park fire that destroyed eight homes

UPDATED: Sunday, Nov. 28, 11:11 a.m., With release of victim’s names, other details. Originally Published: Thursday, Nov. 27, 4:45 p.m. DESERT SHORES, Calif., — Authorities say three people, including a father and his two sons, were killed in a mobile home and trailer park blaze that destroyed eight homes and multiple vehicles Wednesday morning, Nov. 26. The deadly fire, which […]

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Critically injured in hit and run rollover, “beloved” Manton Volunteer Fire Chief remains hospitalized

TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif., — Friends, family, and loved ones of a woman who was critically injured after a hit and run rollover crash last week are asking for prayers and financial support for the victim; a well-known and respected Manton resident who remains hospitalized with potentially life-threatening injuries. The victim, Manton’s Volunteer Fire Chief Marion Rocksvold, suffered “extensive and severe” injuries […]

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San Jacinto house blaze leaves family displaced, firefighter burned

SAN JACINTO, Calif., — Authorities today are continuing to investigate the cause of a residential structure fire that destroyed a San Jacinto home, leaving a family of six displaced early Tuesday morning, Oct. 26. The early morning blaze that tore through the home and left a firefighter hospitalized with minor burn injuries, happened in the 2000 block of Tennyson Street, northeast […]

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Child found dead inside Yreka home destroyed by blaze

UPDATED: Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2:39 p.m., With victim’s name, GoFundMe link, and other additional details. Originally published: Wednesday, Oct. 27, 9:28 a.m. YREKA, Calif., — Fire officials are continuing to investigate the cause of a residential structure fire that tore through a Yreka home, killing a child early Monday morning, Oct. 25.  The fatal fire, which destroyed the residence leaving […]

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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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