New fire station plan explained at town hall

A little more than a dozen residents showed up to have their questions answered by various county and community officials.

Rescued cat waits to be claimed

A cat rescued from the Boles fire last night by our chief photographer Adam Mcallister waits to be claimed.
The tabby cat was found without a tag, and is currently being treated for burns at Asher Animal Hospital in Redding.
He is about six months old.
The hospital's veterinarian Dr. Larry Correia, D.V.M. examined the cat.

$10,000 reward offered for information in Boles Fire

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CAL FIRE is reporting increased containment on the Boles fire burning in Siskiyou County.

How to help the victims of the Boles Fire

More than 100 buildings were destroyed in the Boles Fire in Weed.  There are a variety of ways you can help fire victims.

Images of the Boles Fire in Siskiyou County

A photo gallery of the Boles Fire in Weed, Calif.

CAL FIRE: Boles Fire at 350 acres, 15% contained

A wildfire near Weed, Calif. has damaged or destroyed more than 100 structures and is causing evacuations.

Wildfire forcing evacuations on Hoopa Reservation

A wildfire burning on the Hoopa Reservation is forcing evacuations Friday.

Dry conditions and steep terrain aid Gulch Fire spread

On Thursday, the Gulch fire burned through more than 1,300 acres in the Jones Valley and Bella Vista areas northeast of Redding. Containment was at 30%.

Abandoned home burns down, ignites vegetation

An abandoned home on Cowgill Lane off Lake Boulevard in Redding was destroyed in a fire Thursday.

Gulch Fire evacuations lifted: 1,200 acres, 15% containment

As of noon Thursday, all evacuations were lifted, most roads re-opened near Bella Vista.

Sheriff: Gulch Fire evacuations remain overnight

A spot fire has started outside the fire line in the Gulch Fire near Bella Vista.

Northstate wildfire update Sept. 10

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Here is the latest update on the wildfires burning in the North State:

Fire near Yankee Hill grows to 12 acres

Firefighters increased containment to 70 percent overnight Friday.

Crews getting a handle on Butte Co. fire

The fire has burned seven acres and is 30 percent contained.

Man suffers burns after his go kart allegedly sparks fire

Redding Fire said a man was taken to the hospital for minor burns to his leg after his go kart sparked a fire.

Wonder fire started at illegal encampment

CAL FIRE officials said the Wonder fire that broke out around 11 a.m. Thursday was human caused and started in an illegal encampment.


Boles Fire #FirstLook video

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Video: Chief Photographer Adam McAllister

Officials respond to frustrated evacuees at fire meeting

At a community meeting Sunday in McArthur, people whose homes and businesses are in the path of the Eiler Fire heard from officials. They got a chance to get their questions answered about efforts to stop the advancing flames. KRCR News Channel 7's Evan Schreiber was there to see it first-hand.

CAL FIRE begins repairs after Bully Fire

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CAL FIRE has begun suppression efforts after the Bully Fire.

CAL FIRE conducting recon flights after lightning

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After lightning struck the Northstate CAL FIRE has been conducting recon flights to check for smoke.

WILDFIRE WEEK: Defensible space clearing goats

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To contact Scott Downs or for more information on using goats to clear defensible space call 530-953-9374

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