Fleming, 55, had been on the run since May 1. Authorities accuse Fleming of brutally murdering his 26-year-old girlfriend Sarah Jane Douglas at a home the two shared in Elk Grove. Douglas was found brutally murdered and left face down on the floor, her family told CBS13.
Winds haven’t reappeared in San Diego County wildfire areas and authorities say it’s a window of opportunity to make gains against flames that have scorched thousands of acres and destroyed homes.
Cal Fire’s Daniel Berlant says this fire is a warning for all Californians this year. “Conditions here in our area are just as dry as they are in Southern California,” Berlant said.
Wanted murder suspect Orville Fleming is no longer an employee of Cal Fire, officials tell CBS13.
In their new wanted posted for murder suspect Orville Fleming, Sacramento County Sheriff’s officials are warning that he is possibly armed and has access to Cal Fire areas across the state.
A firefighter turned murder suspect is on the loose, possibly armed with a number of weapons, after police say he killed his fiancee. Now sheriff’s department investigators believe he could be out of the state.
Authorities say that the woman found murdered inside her Sacramento County home Thursday morning was stabbed.
Cal Fire investigators are still at the scene of an early morning house fire in Colfax. At around 2:30 a.m. firefighters responded to a reported house fire on the corner of Auburn Street and Marvin Avenue. The home was fully engulfed in flames.
Cal Fire’s responded to more than 400 wildfires that have burned more than 1,000 acres. The 5-year January average is 70 fires and 130 acres.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has suspended burn permits, citing dry conditions and a sharp increase in vegetation fires.
The incident happened Friday morning in the 13000 block of Winding Way and Valley View Road, according to Cal Fire. The tree reportedly caused major damage.
A Cal Fire official says one of their own is under arrest on drug charges.