A 28-year-old Sacramento man was arrested on Friday and charged with causing the Robbers Fire that has burned more than 2,600 acres in rural Placer County.
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.
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.
Crews are hoping to make a big push against the Robbers Fire in rural Placer County with the break in the weather.
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.
By Saturday, the fire had spread to 1,950 acres, and has only been 20 percent contained, up from Friday evening’s 10 percent.
Black Hawk helicopters are helping the fire fight against the Robbers Fire.
A small army of firefighters continued to battle the wildfire in Placer County on Friday as the effort stretched into its third day.
It’s a tense time for those displaced by the wildfire in Placer County, some of whom have family history in the area dating back more than a century.
A Foresthill woman had an unwelcome visitor. A bold black bear broke in to her home while she was there, so she hid and called 911.
The Placer County District Attorney’s Office has officially filed charges against a Roseville mother in connection with the death of her 2-year-old daughter.
A quickly growing grass fire burned close to 200 acres near Thunder Valley Casino on Thursday afternoon.
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