Saturday, July 29, 2017

Another fire reported in Columbia area

 July 29, 2017 at 6:35 PM:  Air traffic has just indicated a fire near the 49er RV Park on Italian Bar Road in Columbia.

   Fire personnel have been dispatched to the area.  This one is being referred to as the Italian IC.

Traffic collision leads to grass fire in San Andreas

   UPDATE at 6:30 PM:  This fire is now contained at around 20 acres.  Some released to the Jacksonville Fire.

Fire in Jamestown area

  July 29, 2017 at 6 PM:  Cal Fire is battling a 230+ acre fire that was first reported at around 1:30 PM on Jacksonville Road, south of Jamestown.

   Mandatory evacuations are taking place in the area.  Air units are assisting in this fast moving fire.

Collision in Murphys

   July 29, 2017 at 11:05 AM:  A vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Tom Bell Road in Murphys.

    Two vehicles were involved. Hwy 4 is blocked. CHP is en route to the scene. Be cautious if headed that way.

USFS nix's shooting contest for children???

   We recently received a comment from a source at USFS that Mr. Oliveira's shooting contest for children cannot be done on USFS property.

   We don't know the details, but knowing who runs his campaigns, this is not surprising; that they didn't even ask permission. Three year olds???  Give us a break!!

Traffic collision in Twain Harte

   July 29, 2017 at 11 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 108 in Twain Harte.

   CHP is en route to the scene.

Pickup runs off Hwy 108 in Jamestown

   July 29, 2017 at 10:55 AM:  A pickup has run off Hwy 108 at Hwy 120 in Jamestown.

   CHP is en route to the scene. It isn't known if there are injuries.

Hit and Run in Columbia

   July 29, 2017 at 10:50 AM:  A hit and run has been reported on Hwy 49 at Rawhide Road in Columbia.

   CHP is en route to the scene.