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Man suspected of flying drone over Trailhead Fire arrested

A Foresthill man has been arrested on suspicion of interfering with firefighting operations during the Trailhead Fire by flying a drone over the fire, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The arrest is the first by Cal Fire of a drone operator suspected of interfering with firefighting.

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Locke community thanks firefighters for saving store, and town

Thomas Herzog recounts what he saw and heard as a fire broke out in the small Delta community of Locke on Sunday, July 3, 2016. The fire completely consumed some second-story apartment units, damaged the business below and also a third residence, but due to the exterior sprinkler system and the quick action of the fire department, the fire was contained to just the one structure.

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Small grass fires char about 4 acres in Rio Linda

A bird hitting a power line, then falling to the ground sparked two grass fires Friday morning.
Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District
Small grass fires char about 4 acres in Rio Linda 0:15

Small grass fires char about 4 acres in Rio Linda

Elk Grove grass fire burns near homes 0:15

Elk Grove grass fire burns near homes

Locke community thanks firefighters for saving store, and town 0:44

Locke community thanks firefighters for saving store, and town

House fire on Zenith Drive 0:08

House fire on Zenith Drive