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Burn ban suspension lifted in Nevada, Yuba, Placer counties

November 27, 2019

Effective Wednesday, the burn suspension in Nevada, Yuba and Placer counties has been lifted. Open burning is now allowed with no permit required. Cal Fire Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit Chief Brian Estes is formally canceling the burn...





Aftermath of PG&E shutoffs discussion at 6 p.m. (LIVE VIDEO)

November 8, 2019

A panel of western Nevada County government agency leaders, along with community nonprofit and business representatives, will discuss the aftermath of October’s PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Hall, 255 S. Auburn St.




Smartsville fire contained

November 1, 2019

Firefighters responded Friday afternoon to a Smartsville fire, near Highway 20 and Sicard Flat Road, Cal Fire said. The person who reported the fire at 1:48 p.m. told authorities they saw flames from a possible...



Pet saved in Rough and Ready house fire

October 29, 2019

Grass Valley firefighter Trenton Cisneros was fighting the fire inside the Gleko Road home when he heard “meowing” coming from somewhere nearby. “I went and looked through the house,” he said. “It took me a...



Grass Valley man arrested in connection to Dorsey Fire

October 28, 2019

From a release: Today at approximately 1325 hours, fire and law enforcement resources were dispatched to the area of Loma Rica Ranch between Brunswick Road and Sutton Way, within the City of Grass Valley, for...




Fire at Sutton and Dorsey in Grass Valley (VIDEO)

October 27, 2019

A fire covering about 15 acres erupted early afternoon Sunday along Sutton Way and Dorsey Drive in Grass Valley. Firefighters were notified of the “Dorsey incident” around 1:25 p.m., according to Mark Buttron, fire chief...


PG&E admits it may have ignited Geyserville fire

October 25, 2019

LOS ANGELES — California’s biggest utility admitted its electrical equipment may have ignited a wildfire burning in wine country Friday, despite blackouts imposed across the region to prevent blazes. Meanwhile, a wind-whipped fire destroyed homes...


Grass Valley turns open positions into needed equipment

October 24, 2019

Grass Valley public safety agencies are turning their unfilled positions into tools of the trade. When the city passed its fiscal budget earlier this year it anticipated filling five firefighter/paramedic positions that still remain vacant....