Sunday, September 27, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Elections have consequences

    Dear Sierra Sentinel editor:

    After reading the article about COG, I have to say that the NEW extremists in charge now are a direct result of the OLD extremists

Fire in Burson

   According to Cal Fire they responded to a report of a grass fire in the 7500 block of Leslie Court in Burson on September 26, 2015 around 11:50 AM.

   Caused by a riding lawn mower, the fire was extinguished at around 1/4 acre.

Fire in Pool Station Road area

 UPDATE September 27, 2015:  Per Cal Fire this was caused by a mechanical problem at an engineered septic system.  It was extinguished at about 1 acre.

Butte Fire Update...

   As of 6:45 AM September 27, 2015 the Butte Fire is officialy 93% contained at 70,868 acres.

   With 475 homes, 343 now listed again as outbuildings and 43 other structures destroyed, Calaveras County will take many years to rebuild, and sadly, nearly half of those we spoke with say they will not rebuild in Calaveras.

Raiders in Cleveland today -Niners...

   The Oakland Raiders (1-1) will face the Cleveland Browns at 10 AM in Cleveland today.  The game will be on CBS at 10 AM.

   The 49ers

Vehicle vs pole, tree, fence and house

  Around 2:30 AM on September 27, 2015 a vehicle crashed into a pole, then a fence, a tree and finally a house on Twin Oak Drive in Jamestown.

   CHP is still at the scene. PG&E, Tuolumne County Sheriff, and other emergency personnel have been working for hours to assist in clearing the debris and helping the homeowner.