Tag Archives: California

Escaped California Inmate Firefighters Captured

Two inmates arrested near assigned camp   KLAMATH, Calif. (AP) — Two inmates who walked away from a minimum security facility in far Northern California were detained less than 24 hours later, authorities said Wednesday. Eddy Edwards, 47, of Glenn ...

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Raises Proposed for California State Firefighters

State scrambles to fill vacancies before summer fire season SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State firefighters are slated for raises as high as 13.8 percent this year as California scrambles to fill widespread vacancies before the summer fire season. Details of ...

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Electrical Line Causes Fatal, Devastating California Wildfire

Electrical line in a tree was worn down over time A home is fully engulfed in a fire caused by a fast burning wildfire in the section of South Lake near Lake Isabella, Calif. on Friday, June 24, 2016. Dozens ...

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Cal Fire Breaks Ground on New High-Tech Center

New center will help coordination among agencies during wildfires ALEX GROVES, The Press Enterprise A new high-tech facility that will allow different agencies to plan for, assess and assign resources to wildfires and other disasters is looking at a 2018 ...

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