el dorado county
The fire grew to more than 3,900 acres overnight and is only 10 percent contained as it burns in a canyon on the south fork of the American River, northeast of Pollock Pines.
A crew of inmate firefighters battling the King Fire in El Dorado County were threatened by fast-moving flames Monday.
The incident happened along remote Bottlehill Road outside of Georgetown. El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies say a bay area family set up a shooting range on their property.
Raymond Nocon, 32, of Folsom was last seen floating on Saturday in an inflatable raft with his friend on the river at around 9 p.m. Saturday, when the raft sank a short distance past Gorilla Rock, and the two became separated, according to a statement from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office.
A two-passenger plane has crashed near Placerville Saturday evening.
Adults between the ages of 21 and 37 are leaving the county in proportions only surpassed by two other counties in the entire country.
Some fire departments have working dogs to search for people in the aftermath of a fire, but having a canine who can sniff out things like gasoline and lighter fluid is rare.
Some firefighters battling a Northern California wildfire that prompted evacuation orders for more than 400 homes before it was brought under control were dispatched to other fires, while evacuation orders for about half of the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park were lifted.
Cal Fire crews and El Dorado County firefighters battled a grass fire that burned 30 acres of brush Wednesday afternoon. The so-called Bible Fire began at 2:34 p.m., along Mt. Aukum Road, near Pioneer Bible […]
The incident happened just before 1 p.m. Friday, in between Bass Lake and Cambridge Roads on Highway 50.
Cal Fire crews are responding to a fire in the El Dorado County community of Diamond Springs.
Vernon “Cody” Matthews, 23, was last heard from on Friday when he told his mom over the phone he was going for a hike from his family’s cabin near Pollock Pines.