At tonight’s Redding City Council meeting, Councilman Patrick Jones is expected to suggest that volunteers should staff the city’s recently closed Station 2 — former home of trained, paid firefighters. Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the… Continue Reading
In the firefighting profession, time is everything.
The loss of a minute on a call could mean the difference between a home being damaged or completely destroyed. Time can translate to a person being rescued or mortally trapped.
So when Redding Fire Chief Kevin Kreitman points to a map … Continue Reading
Like many of you who live here in the beautiful north state, fires are at the forefront of our minds. I worry about friends who live in the areas affected most by these fires. Of course I also admire the firefighters who battle this force of… Continue Reading
With the exception of the SUV with the message on its window, the rest of today’s slideshow photos were taken in and near Igo.
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