Sunday, June 14, 2015

Traffic Collision on Hwy 49

   June 14, 2015 at 4:40 PM:  A traffic collision was reported on Hwy 49 in Carson Hill. An ambulance is en route to the scene.

  A sign was taken down in the collision. This is not far from the Stevenot Bridge.

Smoke spotted in Bailey Ridge Road area

UPDATE at 4:50 PM:  The fire was just called under control. All extra engines were returned to their bases.  Good job!!

  UPDATE:  Ground units are arriving from Blue Mountain Road in West Point, in addition to the units from Arnold.

Fire in Hathaway Pines

  UPDATE at 2:35 PM:  The fire is officially considered contained.

Car hits bank on Mountain Ranch Road

   June 14, 2015 at 12:50 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Mountain Ranch Road at Michel Road in the Mountain Ranch area.

   A solo vehicle apparently hit an embankment. No injuries have been indicated. Be cautious if in that area.

Collision in Oakdale

   June 14, 2015 at 12:45 PM:  CHP is en route to the scene of a traffic accident reported at Hwy 108 and Willms Road in Oakdale.

   An ambulance is also responding to the collision. Use extra caution if headed in that direction.

Wealthy Rancho Santa Fe residents say 'deserve more water'

    A very wealthy area called Rancho Santa Fe in southern Califonia is just one of the areas complaining that they pay higher property taxes and can pay more for water, so they "deserve more water".

Dirt Bike crashes in Patterson

June 14, 2015 at 11:25 AM:  A dirt bike has crashed on Lemon Avenue in Patterson.

  CHP, fire and an ambulance are en route to the scene. Use extra caution if in that area.

Car overturned into canal in Livingston

  UPDATE at 10 AM:  Two CHP are now at the scene.  The vehicle apparently hit a power pole and took out a transformer box before overturning into the canal.  CHP indicates now that this is a minor injury collision.

More goats on Hwy 49

   June 14, 2015 at 8:20 AM:  20 -30 goats have now been reported on Hwy 49 at Fraguaero Road in Sonora.

   Be extra cautious if in that area.

Goats on Pool Station Road

  UPDATE at 9:35 AM:  Animal control is en route to the area.

Fire near Gallo barn in Modesto area

UPDATE:  Technically this is located in Modesto.  They are trying to move the hay away from the existing fire.

Saddle Fire in Trinity National Forest Update

   The Saddle Fire in the Trinity National Forest has now burned 1480 acres.  It is considered 20% contained on the perimeter.

   The new fire group they brought in does seem to be getting a handle on this fire.

Giants at home today

   The SF Giants welcome the Arizona Diamondbacks today in AT&T stadium. The game starts at 1 PM.

   The Giants are 34 wins and 29 losses in 2nd place behind the Dodgers, who are 36-26 in the National League West.