Changes coming to 530 Area Code

Everyone in the 530 will soon have to dial some extra digits for local phone calls. Starting October 24, 2021, callers must dial 10 digits to connect local phone calls. That means area code and the 7-digit phone number. Before this takes effect you should reprogram... Read More.

Quincy Man Arrested After Starting Fires in Evacuated Ordred Area

A Quincy man, David Hyde, was arrested after starting fires in burn piles at his Genesee Valley road home. His property remains within the mandatory evacuation ordered area. Hyde also prevented fire crews from putting out the fires and intervened several times, even spraying... Read More.

Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER)

Lassen & Plumas National Forests Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Post-Fire BAER Assessment August 19, 2021 BAER Information: (707) 853-4243 FOREST SERVICE BAER TEAM BEGINS POST-FIRE ASSESSMENT OF DIXIE WILDFIRE After a large wildfire, sometimes special actions are necessary to provide for public safety and protect critical natural and cultural... Read More.

PG&E has Restored Power to Bucks Lake Area

Power has been restored to the Bucks Lake area after PG&E repaired its electric infrastructure damaged in the Dixie Fire. At about 6:30 p.m. on Monday, PG&E crews energized the lines and restored power to more than 300 customers. Before this could be done, crews... Read More.