UPDATE 6-27-18 On 06/27/2018, at 1900 hrs, CAL Fire and the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office are lifting all evacuations for the Creek Fire Complex. All residents are being allowed to return to their homes at this time. Fire crews will… Continue Reading
Sunday, June 24, 2018 in the early afternoon, several fires broke out along the Clear Creek Road area of Shasta County beginning at Highway 273 and continuing west to beyond Cloverdale Road. As of 8:00 a.m. June 25, 2018, over… Continue Reading
Hector and Brandy Fernandez and their four children barely escaped a fast-moving fire and resultant explosion with just the clothes on their backs. Next door, Steve and Maria Alvarez and their three children also ran from the inferno, only saving… Continue Reading
A fire today caused about $300,000 worth of damage to a LeBrun Lane duplex in Redding, leaving two families homeless but no one injured, Redding Fire Battalion Chief Shane Lauderdale said. Brandy Fernandez was in her kitchen at 1165 LeBrun,… Continue Reading
A fast-moving grass fire that swept the hillside between Buenaventura and Starlight boulevards in west Redding on Thursday tested the nerves of homeowners in the area.
Fire crews in trucks were still monitoring the site Friday. The fire, which sent up huge waves of dark smoke, charred the bulk … Continue Reading
If you notice a whiff of woodsmoke in the air around Redding this week, it’s likely from a prescribed burn scheduled for Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. The 226-acre Buck fire is planned for an overgrown area in the park’s southeast section, weather… Continue Reading