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Foresthill

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Rescuers Searching For Missing Runner Near Foresthill

Rescuers are desperately searching for a man who didn’t return from a run in the foothills Sunday morning.

03/30/2014

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Foresthill Teen Lucky To Be Alive After 250-Foot Fall Down Steep Cliff

Placer County Sheriff’s Lt. Kevin Borden says Tyler Grady fell 250 feet down a vertical cliff and onto a ledge after trying to move a picnic table with a friend.

02/25/2014

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Wildfire Conditions Worsen In High Country As Crews Battle Multiple Fires

Smoke-filled skies in the Sierra are a grim reminder of the nearby threat and fire conditions that are only getting worse.

08/19/2013

American Fire

American Fire Burning More Than 7K Acres

The American Fire burning in Placer County continues to grow.

08/16/2013

American Fire

American Fire Grows To Nearly 5,000 Acres; 35% Contained

The American Fire continues to burn in the heavily forested areas of Tahoe National Forest and is sending plumes of smoke throughout Placer County.

08/15/2013

Foresthill Fire

UPDATED: 800 Acres Of Thick Terrain Burning In Tahoe National Forest

About 800 acres are burning in a heavily forested area of Tahoe National Forest.

08/11/2013

Call Kurtis: Hawaii Vacation Nightmare

Call Kurtis: Dream Hawaii Rental Turns Into Ultimate Vacation Nightmare

The family says the trip was the ultimate vacation nightmare. They couldn’t even find the place for two days. When they finally did, it didn’t look anything like the pictures, and they couldn’t stay there even if they wanted to.

06/10/2013

There are 1,800 personnel working the fire, focusing on the area around Yankee Jims Road and the community of Iowa Hill. No structures have been damaged yet but 150 homes have been evacuated, affecting about 300 people.

Some Robbers Fire Evacuations To Be Lifted, Evacuation Center To Close

As firefighters continue to make good progress in the Robbers Fire, mandatory evacuations are set to be lifted Wednesday morning and the evacuation center will also close.

07/17/2012

Angelo Thompson has been displaced by the Robbers Fire, which came within 600 feet of his Placer County home. (credit: CBS13)

Robbers Fire Evacuees Endure Day 7 Of Being Displaced From Homes

As crews continue to make progress in the Robbers Fire near Foresthill, those evacuated are on their seventh day of being displaced from their homes.

07/17/2012

Robbers Fire

Firefighters Look To Seize Control Of Placer County Blaze

Crews are hoping to make a big push against the Robbers Fire in rural Placer County with the break in the weather.

07/17/2012

There are 1,800 personnel working the fire, focusing on the area around Yankee Jims Road and the community of Iowa Hill. No structures have been damaged yet but 150 homes have been evacuated, affecting about 300 people.

Robbers Fire 30 Percent Contained After Growing To 2,400 Acres

Evacuations remain in effect for the communities of Yankee Jims Canyon, Shirttail Canyon, and Iowa Hill as the Robbers Fire in Placer County grows to 2,400 acres on its fifth day.

07/15/2012

The fight to contain the fire has been exacerbated by the rugged terrain, making it difficult for engines to access the blaze and forcing the fight to the air.

Placer County’s Robbers Fire Grows to 1950 Acres, Burns First Home

By Saturday, the fire had spread to 1,950 acres, and has only been 20 percent contained, up from Friday evening’s 10 percent.

07/14/2012

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