Saturday, September 6, 2014

Letter to the Editor....Calaveras Supervisors lost Trinitas case!

   Dear Sierra Sentinel:

   I followed the Trinitas lawsuit for years after the Calaveras Supervisors voted against their building a golf course the first time.

Traffic Accident in Jamestown

   September 6, 2014 at 5:15 PM:  A traffic accident has been reported in Jamestown at Hwy 108 and Montezuma Junction.

   No injuries have been reported and vehicles are not blocking the road..  CHP is en route to the scene.

Car Fire in Sonora

   UPDATE :  The fire is out per Cal Fire. The aircraft has been cancelled. One engine continued and just arrived at the scene at 5:18 PM.

Fire reported in Jamestown

   UPDATE at 4 PM:  This was determined to be part of the Jackson Fire.

Traffic Accident at Hwy 99 and Hwy 120

   September 6, 2014 at 11:45 AM:  CHP is at the scene of a traffic accident at Hwy 120 and Hwy 99. No injuries are reported.

   A small white sedan and a black Ford Expedition are involved. Tow trucks have been called.

Flooding on Hwy 99 in Madera?

   September 6, 2014 at 10:35 AM:  Someone reported to CHP that Hwy 99 is flooding at I Street in Madera. Caltrans was called out to investigate.

   Use extra caution if headed to that area.

Jackson Fire at Don Pedro

   As of 8:30 AM on September 6, 2014 Cal Fire has the Jackson Fire near Don Pedro at 70% containment and a total of 68 acres.

    The cause of this fire is still undetermined.

Bridge Fire Grows

  UPDATE:  At 5:45 AM on September 6, 2014 Hwy 49 was reopened to one-way traffic control in
the fire area.