Tag Archives: California

Camp Fire, Deputy Body Camera Footage

Parmley was helping evacuate the Feather River Hospital     Chico Enterprise-Record – The Butte County Sheriff’s Office released body camera footage from Deputy Aaron Parmley on Pentz Road in Paradise, California, Nov. 8, 2018. In the middle of the ...

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Woman Names Baby after Medic Who Saved Her During Wildfire

“I knew I wasn’t going to make it,”     By DAISY NGUYEN, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In his 20 years as a paramedic, Mickey Huber assisted in two emergency deliveries. But to him, the most memorable birth ...

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Inside the LAFD: Crew 3

A look at a young all-volunteer hand crew     LAFD – There is so much that happens “behind the scenes” and we want to share ALL the hard work of #YourLAFD so we hope you’ll come with us InsideLAFD. ...

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California Utility Fires Contractor from Wildfire Recovery

One photo showed a dead cat with a beer bottle in its mouth     By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California utility on Monday said it terminated one of its contractors helping with wildfire ...

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Report: Firefighter Hit by Truck was in Unmarked Area

Washington firefighter run over during Woolsey Fire     By ROBERT JABLON, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A firefighter who was run over by a pickup truck during last month’s deadly Southern California wildfire was sleeping in an unmarked ...

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All Evacuation Orders Lifted in Deadly California Wildfire

Wildfire killed at least 86 people and destroying 14,000 homes     PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The remaining residents who fled from the deadliest wildfire in California history were allowed to return to their home Saturday and assess the damage. ...

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Report Rips Expensive Decisions in California Wildfire

“extreme example of excessive, unaccountable, budget-busting suppression spending.”     By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a wildfire burned across Big Sur two years ago and threatened hundreds of homes scattered on the scenic hills, thousands ...

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Report Highlights Close Calls in Camp Fire

“We had several angels over us that day,”     By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press On the first day fighting the deadly Northern California wildfire that destroyed the city of Paradise last month, a crew setting a back burn to ...

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California Wildfire Insurance Claims at $9 Billion

There are more than 28,000 claims for residential personal property     By KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Insurance claims from last month’s California wildfires already are at $9 billion and expected to increase, the state’s insurance ...

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CAL FIRE Official Says State Must Consider Home Ban

Pimlott says state must rethink building in fire zones     SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s increasingly deadly and destructive wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in vulnerable areas, the state’s top firefighter ...

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