Fire

April 2022

In Open Letter to the Community, Arcata Fire Chief Lists Steps Taken to Improve Fire Services Since That Measure F Money Started Flowing In

March 2022

In the Interest of Public Safety, They’re Going to Chop Down Some Redway in the Coming Weeks

House Fires in Ridgewood, Humboldt Hill Keep Humboldt Bay Fire Personnel Busy This Morning

Accidental Kitchen Fire Causes $45,000 in Damages to Ridgewood Drive Home, Humboldt Bay Fire Says

Scary House Fire in Greenwood Heights Nearly Spread Into the Wildlands Last Night, Humboldt Bay Fire Says

February 2022

(UPDATING) 1/4-Acre Vegetation Fire Reported on Titlow Hill

Don’t Worry About That Big Plume of Smoke on the South Spit: It’s a Prescribed Burn by the Bureau of Land Management

January 2022

Fire Claims Old Orick Gas Station Next to Blighted Motel

Afternoon Blaze in Boarded-Up Home Causes $75k in Damage, Humboldt Bay Fire Says

November 2021

Early Morning Fire at Brainard Destroys PG&E Building

(PHOTOS) Abandoned Victorian Home in Eureka Suffers Extensive Fire Damage; Blaze ‘Human-Caused,’ Officials Believe

(VIDEO) Humboldt Bay Fire Respond to Blaze in Small Old Town Building

October 2021

Sailboat Explodes at the Eureka Marina, Sending Three to the Hospital With Serious Injuries

Child Escapes, but Family Dog Dies in Eureka RV Fire This Morning

Early Morning Structure Fire in Eureka’s Medical District Causes Estimated $1 Million in Damages, HBF Says

Klamath Prescribed Fire Training Attracts People From Around the Globe to Learn And Burn From the Epicenter of Cultural Burning

September 2021

Naked Woman Arrested for Allegedly Setting Fire to Hoopa Cemetery Plots, Tribal Police Say

(VIDEO) Humboldt Bay Fire Douses Fairfield Street Apartment Fire

Rain Aids Firefighters Battling McCash Fire

FIRE UPDATE: McCash Fire Surpasses 80,000 Acres; Monument Fire 50 Percent Contained

Thousands of Dollars’ Worth of Equipment Burglarized From Samoa Peninsula Volunteer Fire Department

One Arrested for Arson After Scary SoHum Blaze Last Night, Calfire Says

(VIDEO) Destructive New Wildfire Burning in Mendocino County

McCash Fire Grows to 74,000 Acres, 11 Percent Contained

FIRE UPDATE: Knob Fire 98 Percent Contained; Monument Fire 43 Percent Contained

FIRE UPDATE: Firefighters Near Full Containment on Knob Fire; Monument Fire Now 41 Percent Contained

McCash Fire Held to Same Acreage, Now 15 Percent Contained

Abandoned Campfire Suspected as Cause of Labor Day Vegetation Fire at Table Bluff, Calfire Says

Monument Fire Grows to 183,371 Acres; Knob Fire Held at 82 Percent Containment

McCash Fire Surpasses 57,000 Acres, Now 13 Percent Contained

FIRE UPDATE: Knob Fire 82 Percent Contained; Monument Fire Now 179,276 Acres

McCash Fire Grows to 54,385 Acres, Now 7 Percent Contained

FIRE UPDATE: Knob Fire Now Estimated to Be 52 Percent Contained

McCash Fire Grows to Nearly 45,000 Acres; Structure Assessment to Begin Soon

Knob Fire Now Estimated at 1,961 Acres; Monument Fire Nears 175,000 Acres

Sheriff’s Office Asks Community Members Not to Interfere With Firefighting Operations Around Willow Creek After Cannabis Growers Group Rounds Up Firefighting Posse

Knob Fire Grows to 1,000 Acres; Evacuation Orders, Warnings Still in Effect

One-Way Traffic Control In Place on Highway 299 in Areas Surrounding Willow Creek Due to Knob Fire

August 2021

UPDATE: Knob Fire Evacuation Zone Expanded

McCash Fire Grows to 38,900 Acres; Monument Fire Now 170,945 Acres, Still 29 Percent Contained

EVACUATION UPDATE: Knob Fire Grows to 800 Acres

Monument Fire Grows to 164,746 Acres; Rappeller Crew Ferries Equipment Across 140-Foot Canyon After Smoky Conditions Prevent Airlift

(UPDATE) New Evacuation Orders Issued for the Knob Fire Burning South of Willow Creek

FIRE UPDATE: McFarland Fire Almost Fully Contained; All Mandatory Evacuation Orders Lifted, Highway 36 Reopened

SMOKE ADVISORY: Unhealthy Air Quality Inland Midday Saturday; Unhealthy Conditions for Sensitive Groups Possible on the Coast

FIRE UPDATE: Highway 299 Reopened to One-Way Traffic Control; McFarland Fire 84 Percent Contained

Monument Fire Has ‘Lots of Potential’ to Spread as Weather Conditions Worsen, Firefighters Say; McFarland Fire 73 Percent Contained

FIRE UPDATE: Monument Fire Inches Toward Hayfork; Northern Edge of McFarland Fire Sees No Growth for Four Straight Days

FIRE UPDATE: Monument Fire Reaches 150,000 Acres, McCash Fire Threatens Homes Along Highway 96

Monument Fire Grows to 147,323 Acres; 32 Structures Destroyed


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