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Fire Started By Oil-Soaked Rags Spreads To Carmichael Home

A Carmichael home was damaged by fire this morning when oil-soaked rags caught fire.



Rain Helps In Fight Against Fire That Burned Cars In Cajon Pass

Crews have contained 75 percent of a wildfire that swept across a California freeway, torching vehicles and sending people running for their lives.


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Fast-Moving Fire Destroys More Than A Dozen Cars On Freeway In Cajon Pass Area

Dozens of vehicles were abandoned and hundreds of others turned onto side roads to get away from the flames as water-dropping helicopters flew over the Cajon Pass area about 55 miles northeast of Los Angeles.


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Vehicle Crash Closes Interstate 5 In Sacramento County

A vehicle crash on Interstate 5 and Lambert Road in Elk Grove sparked a three-acre grass fire.


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Carmichael MetroPCS Store Heavily Damaged By Fire

Fire crews are investigating a fire at a Metro PCS store in Carmichael. Metro Fire Dept. crews were called out to the store on Fair Oaks Boulevard near El Camino Avenue just before 3 a.m.


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Fire Causes Power Outage To Thousands Of SMUD Customers In Sacramento County

More than 18,000 SMUD customers were without power on Saturday morning because of a fire in Sacramento County.


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Burned On The Fourth of July: Collinsville Struggles To Rebuild A Year After Fire Scorches Town

It was a fire on America’s birthday that destroyed a piece of the American Dream for many in the small town of Collinsville, an hour southwest of Sacramento.


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200 Firefighters Battling Vegetation Fire In Vacaville

Two hundred firefighters from multiple agencies are battling a fast-moving vegetation fire in Vacaville.


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Fire Breaks Out In Office At Vacaville Apartment Complex

Firefighters are investigating a fire that forced people out their apartments overnight.


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Grass Fire In Vacaville Fully Contained

Residents in Vacaville are back in their homes this morning after a grass fire forced evacuations and street closures late last night.


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Homeowners Blame Untended Lot For Destructive South Sacramento Fire

It’s not uncommon to see open, undeveloped land around the city. For one reason or another, the owner decides not to build. But those lots can turn into dry, open fields and fuel for a fire like the one that hit Sunday.


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Southern California Wildfire ‘Creeping And Smoldering’

A fire in the Southern California mountains that threatens thousands of buildings was 40 percent contained on Friday — double the previous figure — as cooler weather helped slow the spread of the blaze.