Bomb Cyclone Hits River Fire Burn Scar, Forcing Evacuations In Colfaxarts of Colfax were under evacuation orders Sunday night as the bomb cyclone moved through Placer County.
'It's Hard To See': Non-Profit Helping Fire Victims Needs Help Of Its OwnMany in the area lost everything in the River Fire this summer. Some of them turned to Hope Outreach for a roof over their head. But part of that roof just gave way to weather damage, and with more severe weather headed this way, they're not sure how much longer they'll have a home.
Parts Of Nevada County May Be Evacuated Due To StormsThe Office of Emergency Services has issued an advisory to those living around the River Fire burn scar near Colfax
Investigators: Placer County River Fire Started Inside Bear River Campground, Was Human CausedInvestigators have found that this year’s River Fire in Placer County was human-caused.
Firefighters Gain Full Containment Of Destructive River FireFirefighters on Friday gained full containment on the River Fire, which has burned more than 2,600 acres, destroyed more than 100 homes and injured four people in Placer and Nevada counties.
Disaster Relief Center Set Up At Colfax Elementary For River Fire VictimsThe idea is to help the more than 100 people whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the River Fire in Placer and Nevada counties.
Colfax High Students Return On First Day Of Class After River FireIt was a day of celebration at Colfax High School, which was saved from the River Fire.
'They Are Heroes': Nevada County Woman Thanks Firefighters Who Kept Flames From Her HomeOne woman in Nevada County came dangerously close to losing everything in the River Fire. Now she wants everyone to know who's responsible for stopping the flames in their tracks.
Colfax Residents On The Lookout For Spot Fires As They Return, Hoping Their Homes Are SparedWhile fire crews continue to get the wildland blaze under control, families are being allowed to return home.
Colfax Residents Return Home After River Fire Evacuation Orders LiftedPeople forced out of their homes by the River Fire in Nevada and Placer counties were able to return Monday to see what was left.
Colfax Man Who Left Just Before River Fire To Adopt Dog Returns To Find Home BurnedHours turned into days as people in fire-ravaged areas waited to get back to assess the damage.
As River Fire Calms, Many Colfax High Students Set To Return To Class On TuesdayTuesday will be the first day of class for 4,100 students in the Placer Union School District.
River Fire Evacuees Begin Returning Home, Reunite With AnimalsSunday was a big day not just for homeowners, but pet owners, too. Many reunited with their animals. It was a homecoming unlike any other.
Some River Fire Evacuation Orders Lifted, Others Still Waiting For Chance To Return HomeMany evacuation orders were lifted on Saturday and allowed some people the chance to return home for the first time in a few days. Others, however, are still left waiting.
River Fire Evacuees Await The Return Back HomeThousands of people remain under mandatory evacuation orders in Placer and Nevada counties as crews continue to battle the flames of the River Fire. It's consumed more than 80 structures and damaged many more.