Traffic Update….Fatal Collision Off Old Stage Road

Traffic Update….Fatal Collision Off Old Stage Road

Salinas, CA…Traffic Update….Fatal Collision Off Old Stage Road. Incident: 00127 Type: Fatality Location: 1357 Old Stage Rd Loc Desc: IAO Lat/Lon: 36.646143 -121.542519 Detail Information 11:16 AM 2 [9] TC 200-300 YRDS JSO 1020 / NOT ACCESSIBLE BY VEH 11:14 AM 1 [8] [Notification] [CHP]-PER MTY COMM — DEPUTY 1097 W/INVLD AND TO FOLLOW HIS […]

Fire Update….Mosquito Fire Surges to 14,250 Acres, 0% Contained, 1,700 Personnel Assigned.

Fire Update….Mosquito Fire Surges to 14,250 Acres, 0% Contained, 1,700 Personnel Assigned.

Foresthill, CA…The Mosquito Fire is burning actively near Oxbow Reservoir, 3 miles east of Foresthill, in brush and timber in very steep and rugged terrain. Fire is under unified command with US Forest Service, CAL FIRE, Placer County Sheriff and Foresthill Fire Protection District.  The photo below is of smoke impacting Tahoe area from Diamond […]

Governor Newsom Proclaims State of Emergency in Riverside, El Dorado and Placer Counties Due to Fires

Governor Newsom Proclaims State of Emergency in Riverside, El Dorado and Placer Counties Due to Fires

Sacramento, CA…Amid continued dangerous fire weather, Governor Gavin Newsom today proclaimed a state of emergency for Riverside County due to the Fairview Fire and for El Dorado and Placer counties due to the Mosquito Fire. The Fairview Fire has burned more than 19,000 acres and caused civilian fatalities. Both fires are threatening multiple communities and […]

Energy Emergency Alert 2 Declared to Protect Grid Reducing Energy use this Evening will be Key to Preventing Outages

Energy Emergency Alert 2 Declared to Protect Grid Reducing Energy use this Evening will be Key to Preventing Outages

Folsom, CA….The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has issued an Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) 2, effective today from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The emergency alert has been declared to help the grid secure more supplies and urge market participants to lower demand on the system. The state and much of the West is enduring […]

California Statewide Fire Summary September 7, 2022

California Statewide Fire Summary September 7, 2022

Sacramento, CA…As of this morning, there are over 5,600 firefighters making progress on 10 major wildfires and two extended attack wildfires in California. Today, four major wildfires, along with two initial attack incidents have been contained. Yesterday, firefighters responded to 40 new initial attack wildfires across the state. Since the beginning of the year, 251,002 […]

Traffic Update….Possible Injury Vehicle vs Parked Car Collision Near Hwy 1 & Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park

Traffic Update….Possible Injury Vehicle vs Parked Car Collision Near Hwy 1 & Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park

Big Sur, CA…Traffic Update….Possible Injury Vehicle vs Parked Car Collision Near Hwy 1 & Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Incident: 00206 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: Sr1 / Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Loc Desc: SB JNO, 1 MILE Lat/Lon: 36.254403 -121.787704 Detail Information 3:10 PM 8 [15] [Appended, 15:12:29] [6] [Notification] [CHP]-PER MTY COM […]

Tips from Gavin Newsom on Staying Cool During Extreme Heat

Tips from Gavin Newsom on Staying Cool During Extreme Heat

Sacramento, CA…The western United States is experiencing extreme heat that will continue through Wednesday, September 7. Across the state, temperatures are 10 to 20 degrees hotter than normal, with temperatures expected to climb this weekend. Extreme heat endangers vulnerable Californians, including our elderly and those with health concerns. State agencies and departments have gathered resources […]

Fatal Traffic Collision Near Hudson Landing Rd / Crg12

Fatal Traffic Collision Near Hudson Landing Rd / Crg12

Watsonville, CA…Fatal Traffic Collision Near Hudson Landing Rd / Crg12 Incident: 00252 Type: Fatality Location: Hudson Landing Rd / Crg12 Loc Desc: HUDSON AT ELKHORN Lat/Lon: 36.875587 -121.746067 Detail Information 4:09 PM 13 [42] 1039 USA TOW / ETA / HVY TRFC / 1 MI FR 1020 4:03 PM 12 [41] B27-070 REQ ETA FOR […]

Governor Newsom Deploys Firefighting Resources to Rum Creek Fire in Oregon

Governor Newsom Deploys Firefighting Resources to Rum Creek Fire in Oregon

Sacramento, CA… As hot, dry conditions and strong winds continue to fuel dangerous wildfire conditions across the West, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the deployment of firefighting resources to Oregon to help combat the Rum Creek Fire. At the request of Oregon Governor Kate Brown, Governor Newsom directed the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services […]