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Firefighters Help Victims Get Back On Their Feet With Gift Cards

The nonprofit California Fire Foundation is rolling out a new program to help. It’s called Supplying Aid to Victims of Emergency, or SAVE. Incident commanders at the scene of a residential fire can make one phone call, activate a $100 gift card and give it to a family.


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Fire Breaks Out In Garage Of Elk Grove Home

The fire broke out in the garage of a home in the 5200 block of Jilson Way and caused an estimated $100,000 in damage, according to a statement from the Cosumnes Fire Department.


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Early Morning Fire At Elk Grove High School Deliberately Set

Officials say a small fire discovered at Elk Grove High School early Thursday morning was deliberately set.


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2 Children Injured After Car Drives Through Wall Of Elk Grove School

Two people are being treated for injuries they received after a vehicle drove into a preschool in Elk Grove.


Scene of the fire along Spring Street.

Grass Fires Near Galt Sparked By Mylar Balloons Hitting Power Lines

Three different grass fires sparked by Mylar balloons crashing into power lines kept Cosumnes Fire Department crews busy Sunday afternoon.


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150 Baby Chickens Die In Fire At Galt Feed Store

Cosumnes Fire officials are investigating what sparked a fire at a feed store that killed 150 baby chickens.


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Explosion In Elk Grove Caused By Man Making Model Rocket

An explosion that went off in an Elk Grove neighborhood Wednesday were caused by a man making a model rocket.


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UPDATED: Propane Leak Likely Cause For Elk Grove Trailer Explosion

A propane leak is the likely cause of an explosion that leveled a travel trailer in Elk Grove and critically injured a teenager Thursday morning, according to the Cosumnes Fire Department.


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Tank Explodes And Catches Fire At Petroleum Facility In Elk Grove

A petroleum tank caught fire and exploded at a petroleum tank farm in Elk Grove on Thursday morning.


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UPDATED: Elk Grove Man Dies In Hospital After Lake Rescue

An Elk Grove man is in critical condition Monday morning after nearly drowning overnight.



UPDATE: Science Teacher On Leave After Botched Experiment Injures Students

The Elk Grove middle school science teacher behind a classroom experiment gone wrong has been placed on leave.


Two Elk Grove Middle School Students Injured In Science Class Explosion

A small explosion injured two students at an Elk Grove middle school during a science experiment on Monday.