A dozer cuts a fire-line around the fire in an effort to stop the blaze and separate the burn from the unburned fuel.
Sacramento, CA | Firefighters battle a blaze near a Sacramento community.
A large fire broke out in a field, Saturday, July 14, 2012, north-east of Downtown Sacramento in Rio Linda. When fire crews arrived, nearly ten acres had already been consumed and was making a run, crossing one creek and headed toward the next. Firefighters made a stand at the road and held the fire there. Read more »
Driver survives major collision with Sacramento lightrail commuter train in downtown Sacramento
Sacramento, CA | A man had to be extricated from his vehicle in Downtown Sacramento Thursday after colliding with a lightrail commuter train.
The intersection at 10th Street and O Street in Downtown Sacramento was a buzz as usual around lunchtime Thursday when a Sacramento Rapid Transit Lightrail train collided with two vehicles at the intersection. Read more »
Vehicle hits center divide then gets hit twice on Biz 80 (click image to view more photos of this incident)
Sacramento, CA | A chain reaction of collision sends multiple victims to the hospital in a Wednesday early morning crash.
At 12:30 A.M. Wednesday morning, reports came in to CHP of a vehicle that hit the median. By the time officers, firefighters and paramedics arrived, a total of three collisions had occurred.
Per CHP, initially a white Mitsubishi Monterro was traveling east bound on Business 80, just before the Fulton exit, when it collided into the center divider. Shortly after the vehicle crashed, an oncoming SUV crashed into the Monterro. Finally the Monterro was struck by a tan pickup truck. Read more »
The Westfield Galleria at Roseville was evacuated for the second time in two months on Monday evening after a “Flash mob” planned by the Sacramento Choral Society attracted more people than expected. Fire Officials say several thousand people showed up to the event where the choir was expected to sing “Hallelujah!” in celebration of the holiday season, and the re-opening of the mall.
A “Flash Mob” is a planned get-together in a public place to do something, usually sing, or dance usually coordinated using social media.
Read more and See Photos of the Evacuation
The sound of bagpipes and drums resonated through Capital Park during the processional and recessional of the California Firefighters memorial.
Sacramento, CA | Thirty-one fallen California firefighters honored Saturday at the California Firefighter Memorial.
Consumnes Firefighter, Richard Ibarra, was among the thirty-one fallen firefighters who were honored today at the California State Firefighters Memorial. Read more »
Firefighters battle 3 Alarm blaze that destroyed 2 Stockton Blvd businesses Tuesday morning.
Sacramento, CA | A South Sacramento Upholstery business went up in flames early Tuesday Morning on Stockton Blvd at Roosevelt. Firefighters struggled to control the 3 Alarm inferno while preventing the collapse of the building. Read more »