Sacramento Fire Department crews arrived on scene right around 11:30 Wednesday night on Otto Circle at an industrial laundry business, Dust-Tex Services Inc. Chris Ortiz, Battalion Chief with Sacramento Fire Department, stated that when he and Engine 56 arrived, that most of the building was on fire. Read more »
Elk Grove, Sacramento, CA | What could happen when you don’t follow the safety tips and instructions for ”Safe & Sane” fireworks could be devastating to you, your family and your neighbors as this Elk Grove neighborhood discovered.
July 5th, 2010 a family was awakened to a blaze, early in the morning, on the side of their beautiful Elk Grove home. The fire caught the common wood fence between the homes on fire and it quickly spread to both homes. Read more »
Sacramento, CA | After a report of a shooting at a Meadowview home, officers arrive to find several people dead.
Late Saturday evening, officers were called to a home in the 7600 block of 18th Street in the Meadowview area of Sacramento for a report of people being shot. The caller advised that he had been engaged in a gun battle in home according Sergeant Andrew Pettit, Sacramento Police Department. Read more »
Sacramento, CA | When a fire truck crew arrived on scene of a house ablaze Thursday afternoon, they had to wait for an engine with water to arrive due to budget cuts.
Thursday afternoon, Sacramento firefighters were called out to a blaze in the Oak Park area. When Truck 6 arrived in three minutes (trucks carry no water) the structure was fully involved with fire. The first engine, Engine 10 (carrying water), arrived in 6-8 minutes; Engine 6 (who likely would have arrived with Truck 6) was browned out due to budget cuts. Read more »