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CALIFORNIA- Companies in California can no longer obtain smoke alarms with replaceable batteries to sell to the public.  They can only get smoke alarms with sealed 10-year batteries.

As part of State Bill 745, the State Fire Marshal is no longer approving traditional battery powered smoke alarms. All companies in California must sell their current inventories of this type of alarm by...

MANILA- Fire crews were able put out a vegetation fire in Manila on Wedensday night.  

At about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the Arcata Fire District was notified of a report of smoke coming from Manila, northwest of Samoa Bridge.  After investigating, crews determined there was a half-acre vegetation fire in the dense brush between State Route 255 and the ocean.  At about 5 p.m.,...

Highway 36, east of Bridgeville, was completely blocked on Wednesday, after a big rig became disabled on the roadway.

At about 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, a big rig pulling a trailer going westbound near mile marker 37 attempted to make a turn, when the trailer’s right side tires went off the roadway, disabling the big rig. All eastbound and westbound traffic was impassable until about 4:15...

EUREKA- A man is being treated for non-life threatening injuries after being hit by a car on Broadway Street in Eureka Tuesday night.

The collision occurred just after 10 p.m. on Broadway, south of West Hawthorne Street. Officials with the Eureka Police Department say 25-year-old Alamo resident Eric Brown was driving a Nissan Sedan northbound on Broadway, when 40-year-old Eureka man...

From the California Highway Patrol: 
 
HUMBOLDT, Calif. – On Wednesday, July 2nd, State Route 36 east of Bridgeville became fully blocked when a big rig pulling a modular building became fully disabled as it attempted to negotiate a curve in the roadway.
 
At approximately 9:30 a.m., the big rig was traveling westbound on State Route 36,...
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 07-01-2014, at approximately 10:30 p.m. , two Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies saw and heard several large commercial grade fireworks being launched in the area of Sutter Road and Central Avenue,  McKinleyville. About the same time, the Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received several 911 calls regarding at least...

BURNT RANCH- The Ammon fire burning off Highway 299 in the Burnt Ranch area has been contained. According to the Six Rivers National Forest, as of Wednesday morning crews are still patrolling the area for possible hot spots. The fire was reported around 6 p.m. Tuesday night near the Gray Falls Campground. The blaze burned about an acre of vegetation. No structures were threatened. The cause is...

Elk, CA. - An abalone diver has lost his life after getting caught in rough surf near Fort Bragg.

Mendocino Sheriff’s Deputies say 50-year old Feng Chang Wei, of San Francisco was diving with four other friends for abalone near Elk, California around 20-miles south of Fort Bragg when sea conditions got rough and started pushing all the divers towards a dangerous sea cave. Wei...

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