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Inmate Fire Crews Key To Battling Blazes Like King Fire, Work To Shave Sentences

“They know what hard time is,” said Cal Fire Capt. Rick Vallejo of his team of 16 prisoners. “We get them at the fire camp and they’re on they’re best behavior. We’re 24/7 365 days with these guys.”


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Wildfire Burns Over Inmate Firefighting Crew In El Dorado County

A crew of inmate firefighters battling the King Fire in El Dorado County were threatened by fast-moving flames Monday.


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Firefighter Possibly Injured While Battling Grass Fire In Sacramento County

A firefighter may have been injured while battling a grass fire that was burning near Sacramento and San Joaquin County lines County.


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Firefighter Injured While Rescuing Resident During Apartment Fire

One firefighter and a man are in the hospital this morning after a fire ripped through an apartment building in Sacramento.


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Firefighter Found Dead On Yuba County Road

The body of a Tahoe National Forest firefighter was found lying in a Yuba County road over the weekend.


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Teen Recovering From Elk Grove Propane Blast That Leveled Trailer

Cosumnes firefighters sifted through the rubble and traced the source of the explosion to a leak in the camper’s propane system.


File photo of a firefighter monitoring a wildfire. (Mark Ralston/Getty Images)

Rim Fire Near Yosemite National Park Grows To 15 Square Miles

A wildfire on the outskirts of Yosemite National Park has grown to more than 15 square miles and has forced the shutdown of one access road into the west side of the park.


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Firefighter Among 7 Arrested In Huntington Beach Rioting After Surfing Event

Lytle is a city firefighter in Fullerton and has been placed on leave for an internal investigation while Huntington Beach police conduct the criminal investigation.


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UPDATE: Man Sought After Fire Kills Two Men In Florin Home

Sacramento Sheriff’s Deputies are seeking a 1992 green Toyota Camry after a suspected carjacking in Modesto, and 32-year-old Abraham Felmley.


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Sacramento Firefighter Needs Life-Saving Kidney Transplant

A Sacramento firefighter who has saved the lives of others now needs help saving his own as he seeks out a kidney donor.


Items recovered from West Sacramento storage locker. (credit: CBS13)

Man Gets Some Items Back Sold By Storage Company

One man’s prized keepsakes were sold off to the highest bidder. That man had his items in a storage locker he was paying for, but the items were sold anyway.


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Firefighter Delivers Baby First Day On The Job

Fresh out of the academy, a Fairfield firefighter delivered a baby on his first day on the job.