C&S Garbage Truck Catches Fire From Hot Embers

A C&S waste garbage truck went up in flames in Westwood. While on a route, the driver noticed flames coming from the top of the truck and immediately called for help.The fire was caused by hot embers someone dumped into their trash bin. The... Read More.

10 Local Entities Settle 24M Deal for Dixie Fire Claims

After nearly two years since the Dixie Fire started, Lassen and Plumas counties settled their claims with PG&E.The two counties and eight others have collectively settled a 24 million dollar deal for the public and natural resource damages caused by the Dixie Fire that... Read More.

House Fire on Cypress Destroys One Outbuilding and Motorhome

Susanville Fire Department, supported by CAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc Unit and CCC Fire, responded to a house fire early this morning that destroyed one outbuilding and a motorhome on the property. The fire broke out around 4 am on Cypress street. The cause is said... Read More.

Utility Pole Fire Knocks Out Power in Susanville

A utility pole fire knocked out power to Paiute lane and surrounding areas in Susanville just after 6 pm last evening. LMUD and emergency crews responded to the fire, caused by undetermined reasons at this time, that damaged the pole and transformer.Power was restored... Read More.

BLM Donates Fire Engine to Fort Bidwell Volunteer FD

This year, the Bureau of Land Management donated a fire engine to a third rural volunteer fire department.A wildland fire engine has been given to the Fort Bidwell Volunteer Fire Department, a small Modoc County department that often partners with the BLM and other... Read More.