Sunday, July 12, 2020

Car vs tree on Hwy 88

   July 12, 2020 at 1 PM:  A car went off Hwy 88 at Dew Drop Bypass, went down the embankment and reportedly struck a tree.

   An ambulance was dispatched for major injuries.  The highway had to be closed temporarily to rescue the injured.

Fire in Burson

   July 12, 2020 at 1:40 PM:  Yet another fire has been reported on Burson Road at Southworth Road in Burson.

   Fire personnel are responding to the scene.

Fire at Camanche

   July 12, 2020 at 1:30 PM:  A grass fire has been reported at Burson Road and Camanche Parkway at Camanche.

   Fire personnel are responding.

Lane closed on Mountain Ranch Road

   July 12, 2020 at 10:30AM:  One lane of Mountain Ranch Road in closed for tree work.

   Two trees are being taken down near the roadway.

If your birthday is today July 12...

 ...you share it with author Henry David Thoreau, actor Bill Cosby, Broadway producer Oscar Hammerstein, II,

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Cabinets spilled on Hwy 88

   July 11, 2020 at 2:30 PM:  Cabinets are reportedly laying on Hwy 88 at Jackson Valley Road in Jackson.

    Be extra cautious until CHP can clear the roadway.

Car vs. embankment on Hwy 88

   July 11, 2020 at 1:35 PM:  A car struck an embankment on Hwy 88 near Columbia Drive in the Mace Meadows area.

  No injuries have been indicated. 

Fire in Copperopolis

   UPDATE:  Hwy 4 is back open. Fires on both sides of Hwy 4 have been contained. Hwy 4 had to be shut down for awhile.

Fire near Drytown

   July 11, 2020 at 11:55 AM:  A field is reportedly on fire on Old Sacramento Road near Drytown.

   Fire personnel are responding to the scene.

Collision in Valley Springs

   July 11, 2020 at 11:15 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Hwy 12 and Hwy 26 in Valley Springs.

   It isn't known if there are injuries.

Calaveras Covid cases grow

      As of July 10, 2020 the number of cases of Covid 19 confirmed in Calaveras County has increased.

   No one has died from the virus but 67 people have been tested and are positive.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Overturned vehicle on Hwy 4

   July 10, 2020 at 4:30 PM:  A vehicle has reportedly overturned on Hwy 4 at Red Hill Road in Angels Camp.

     Apparently a fire started, but was extinguished quickly.  Be extra cautious if in the area. An ambulance is responding to the scene.

Collision in Pine Grove

   July 10, 2020 at 3 PM:  A collision has been reported on Hwy 88 in Pine Grove, in front of the El Dorado Bank.

   Two vehicles are involved, but there are no injuries indicated.

Fire in Clements

   July 10, 2020 at 1:55 PM:  A fire has been reported on Hwy 12 in the Clements area.

   Emergency vehicles are responding to the scene.

Special Angels Camp Council meeting

   The City of Angels Camp is holding a special council meeting on Tuesday July 14, 2020 in conjunction with the Calaveras Board of Supervisors.

   The purpose of the Special Meeting is to be covered on the Covid 19 situation in Calaveras County.