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Monday update: Carr Fire nearly 90% contained
The Carr Fire grew by more than 2,500 acres overnight but is now nearly 90 percent contained, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said Monday morning.
Two arrested after setting off alarm at suspect's mother's home
Deputies arrived on scene and saw a man, later identified as Maurice Alessandro, 28, running away from the area of the home. Deputies then set up a perimeter in the area and located a female subject, later identified as Gloria Martinez-Winn, 28.
Pair arrested in Chico on suspicion of stealing Redding firefighter's backpack
Brian Martinson, 33, and Jennifer Estates, 40, were arrested at the Sportsman’s Warehouse on East Avenue on Wednesday afternoon, police said. Police were responding to reports of shoplifting.
Shasta County Woman Pleads Guilty to Deadly Head-On Crash in January
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Report concludes fire tornado with 136+ mph winds contributed to a fatality on Carr Fire - Wildfire Today
Above: Fire tornado filmed by the Helicopter Coordinator on the Carr Fire July 26, 2018 near Redding, California. Thevideo can be seen HERE.
BLM reopens Pit River Campground
FALLRIVERMILLS,Calif.-The BureauofLand Managementhas reopened the PitRiverCampground in easternShasta County, as the nearby HatFirehas been contained. The campground is five miles west ofFall River Mills, alongCalifornia State Route 299.
Shasta County Clerks Office offers reminders for Carr Fire victims
First, they would like to remind the public that election mail is not forwarded by the post office, the California Elections code does not allow it for security reasons.
Sunday fire update: Firefighters make progress on Carr Fire, hold steady on Hirz Fire
Carr grew to 227,098 acres, up about 3,000 acres since Saturday morning. It ranks as California's seventh largest wildfire in history. To date, the Carr Fire has been linked to eight deaths, and destroyed 1,079 structures.
Woman arrested after she tried to burglarize property and shot at three people
A woman was arrested Friday night in Millville after she allegedly entered a property, drove around, shot at three people when confronted, then fled on foot, deputies with the Shasta County Sheriff's Office said.
Two allegedly steal Redding Firefighter's personal belongings as he rested from Carr Fire
On Monday, August 13, a City of Redding Firefighter, actively involved in the battling of the Carr Fire, had his City of Redding Fire vehicle burglarized after going home for brief rest from the fire. His personal backpack was stolen from the vehicle, containing more than $5,000 worth of personal pr
Two arrested on suspicion of burglarizing a Redding fire vehicle
Brian Martinson, 33, and Jennifer Estes, 40, from Palo Cedro, were arrested and charged with possession of stolen property after a backpack belonging to a Redding firefighter was reportedly found during a vehicle search in the Sportsman’s Warehouse parking lot.
RPD: Woman arrested for selling drugs out of house
(Photo: Redding Police Department)After receiving multiple complaints about a home on the 4000 block of Cirrus Street, Redding police officers with the Neighborhood Police Unit arrested a 39-year-old woman Friday evening when they found evidence that she was selling drugs out of the house.Redding po
75-Acre Fire Burns west of Redding in Platina
PLATINA, Calif.- Firefighters from the Cal Fire Shasta-Trinity Unit are battling a 75-acre fire burning in the Platina area, 40 miles west of Redding and Red Bluff.According to Cal Fire, the flames are around the area of Highway 36 between Platina Road and the R Ranch.
Smoke limits Super Scooper and helicopter use on Hirz Fire
Shawn Compton with Nor Cal Team 1 said lingering smoke has been a persistent problem, frequently limiting or preventing their use of important airborne equipment, like helicopters and Super Scoopers.
VIDEO: Massive fire tornado blamed for killing fire inspector in Redding
MAPS: Wildfires burning across CaliforniaThe latest evacuation orders for Shasta County's Carr Fire, Mendocino County's Complex FirePHOTOS: Massive Carr Fire tears through Shasta CountyHow to help Carr Fire victims in Redding and Shasta County, CaliforniaPhotos from the wildfires across CaliforniaVI
Record-breaking fire tornado killed California firefighter
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - In the history of California wildfires there has never been anything like it: A churning tornado filled with fire, the size of three football fields. An official report describes in chilling detail the intensity of the rare fire phenomenon and how quickly it took the life of Red
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown grants dozens of pardons — including three for people facing deportation
© Gary Coronado/Los Angeles Times/TNSCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown, center, along with other officials, attends a news conference after assessing the damage caused by the Carr fire in Redding, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.
Fire rained down toxic ash on Redding. Now a race to protect salmon and water supply
If you ask Steve Watson, a senior sanitary engineer for the California State Water Resources Control Board, that makes employees of Redding and Shasta’s water treatment plants the “unsung heroes” in a fire narrative overflowing with them. Conrad Tona, the public works supervisor for Redding’s water
One woman arrested after suspected burglary and shots fired
On Friday, at 6:43 p.m., Shasta County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 26380 Highway 44 in the Millville area for a burglary in progress.
Stone Fire forces new road closures in Modoc County
For State Route 139 going south, instead take County Road 91 to BeaverFor State Route 139 going north, take Beaver to County Road 91