American River Parkway
The American River Parkway is seeing an uptick in fires this year, and now Sacramento County leaders are cracking down on fire pits.
Park supervisors blame the drought, saying that the extremely dry conditions are creating high fire danger along the 23-mile parkway.
No homes burned in the July 4 fire, but smoke from the 160-acre blaze postponed a Sacramento Republic FC match and nearly meant the cancellation of the Cal Expo fireworks show.
Under current law, dogs aren’t allowed on the trails, because they pose a public safety risk, by running into, or even biting, cyclists.
The arson suspect accused of setting a fire on the American River is expected to face a judge on Monday.
Efforts to repair burned out parts of the American River Parkway made a splash Saturday.
“On a whim, you just go and do something that is normally not you,” she said. “The fire was an expression of how angry I was, I couldn’t get any help to deal with that anger.”
Evangeline Deutsch was arrested on Thursday in connection with a fire, and may be linked to three other arson cases along the American River Parkway.
A woman was arrested near the scene of a fire and is being investigated for a possible connection to a series of fires last week.
A fire is burning more than five acres along the American River Parkway, fire officials say.
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