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Portuguese Fire near Foresthill. Tanker 88 dropping retardant. (Credit: Derek Costley/YubaNet.com)

Wildland Fire Burning Near Foresthill In Placer County

A fire is burning in a remote area of Placer County near the town of Foresthill.



Cal Fire: Downed Power Lines Complicating Firefight Near Foresthill

Firefighters are having a tough time getting to the flames of a fire near Foresthill due to downed power lines, a Cal Fire official says.


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Fatal Motorcycle Crash Discovered Near Foresthill

California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash near the Oxbow Reservoir east of Foresthill.


The man hoisted up into the CHP helicopter. (Credit: Valley Division Air Operations)

Injured Mountain Biker Rescued By CHP Helicopter Near Foresthill

Authorities are crediting a helmet and the swift response of California Highway Patrol helicopter with saving an injured bicyclist early Saturday afternoon.


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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.


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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.


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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.


American Fire

American Fire Burning More Than 7K Acres

The American Fire burning in Placer County continues to grow.


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.


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.


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.


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.