Daily Archives: December 22, 2010

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Firefighters battle early morning residential fire in Elk Grove.

Elk Grove, CA | Firefighters quickly contain early morning house fire.

Firefighters were called to a report of smoke coming from a home early Wednesday morning in the 8600 block of Mannington St in Elk Grove.

Consumnes and Sacramento fire crews arrived on scene to find smoke coming from the back of the home. Firefighters made an aggressive attack on the blaze, quickly containing and extinguishing the fire. (more…)

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Car thief fooled by bait car. Gets caught after crash. (click image for additional photos)

Sacramento, CA | A car thief gets duped by a bait car in the south area and crashes.

Early Wednesday morning, a car thief stole a bait car (a decoy car set up to trap would car thieves). Law enforcement was alerted to the theft and began moving toward the area where the car was being tracked.

In the end, the thief lead police on a brief pursuit then crashed at a residence on 29th St where he was captured.

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SMUD linemen work quickly to restore power to over 4,000 customers between 3 overnight outages (click this image to view more photos)

Sacramento, CA | Early Wednesday morning, law enforcement officers in the South Sacramento area reported seeing the sky light up in the area of Florin Rd. and Florin Perkins Rd. When they got to the area of French Rd. and Elaine Dr., they reported seeing a shower of sparks coming from one of the polls and the area power going out.

SMUD later reported over two thousand customers effected by the outage. SMUD crews worked quickly and had the customers’ power back in service before 2:30 a.m. (more…)