Westwood Apartment Complex Catches Fire Displacing 15

A fire broke out next door to the Westwood Fire Department yesterday morning, displacing up to 15 people. A SEMSA paramedic happened to notice smoke coming from the 9-roomed apartment complex in one of the 2nd-story rooms and notified the Fire Chief. The department... Read More.

Graham Fire at 15% Containment as of Sunday

The Graham Fire, burning in the Ishi Wilderness of the Lassen National Forest, has had little significant growth as of the Forest Services' latest update on Sunday. The area of the fire even received rainfall assisting crews on the ground to minimize heat. Crews... Read More.

15 Hour Manhunt Ends with Suspect in Custody

A suspect has been caught after evading the Lassen county sheriffs for nearly 15 hours following the robbery of a home, holding the owners at gunpoint, and stealing a vehicle. On Saturday the LCS were called to a robbery in progress on Center Road... Read More.

DWR Increases State Water Project Deliveries by 15%

The Department of Water Resources will allow a modest increase in state water project deliveries due to December’s storms. The state will increase allocations to 15 percent of the requested supplies for the year. This is good news for the 29 water agencies contracted... Read More.

Two important dates to remember Oct. 15 and Oct. 25

Two important dates to remember Oct. 15 and Oct. 25 — that’s the primary message that Dennis Schmidt, director of the Disaster Recovery Operations Center, brought to the Plumas County Board of Supervisors during its Oct. 12 meeting. Oct. 15 is the desired date to... Read More.

Beckwourth Complex Morning Update: July 15, 2021

Beckwourth Complex Morning Update: July 15, 2021 Beckwourth Complex Acres Percent Containment Total Acreage Overall containment Total Personnel Dotta 594 99% 100,531 68% 2,519 Sugar 99,937 68% Resources: 56 crews, 194 engines, 17 helicopters, 48 dozers, 58 water tenders, 2 masticators Current Situation: Firefighters continue focusing their efforts to contain increased fire behavior in the northern... Read More.