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FORTUNA- A father and son were killed in a solo vehicle crash on Thursday night. The California Highway Patrol believes the driver had been drinking.

“Once I seen the car I ran directly to the car,” said Phil Mcdonald, a neighbor who responded after the accident. “The driver, he was upside hanging out the door and then my wife yelled to check to see if there was anyone else in the car...

EUREKA- A structure fire in the 1600 block of B Street has left a home with extensive damage

Humboldt Bay Fire received the report of a residential fire at 1652 B Street around 5 pm Friday. When firefighters arrived at the scene they found heavy smoke coming from the roof. Officials say the fire began in the attic.

“Once we got inside we had a large volume of fire in the attic...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Barbecues across the North Coast will be grilling up hot dogs and hamburgers this weekend, but fire officials say that outdoor cooking could be dangerous.

Public Information Officer for the Arcata Fire Protection District, Jenny Williamson said the most common injury from grilling is burns. She said cooks and children will often get injuries from touching the grill...

ARCATA- Music played throughout the day on the Arcata Plaza as families and friends enjoyed the Independence Day celebration.

The 4th of July Jubilee is an annual event put on by the Arcata Chamber of Commerce since 1959. The day featured music by local bands, food from local vendors, a bubble parade and a kids play zone.

Organizers of the event said it is one of the best ways to...

EUREKA- Thousands will watch fireworks light up the night sky over Humboldt Bay on Friday night, but preparation for the big moment takes place year round.

Crews with Pyro Spectacular, which has been operating the Eureka Fireworks Show for the last 15 years, have spent Friday installing fireworks and making sure the show goes off as planned.

"What we need to do is we'll check for...

FERNDALE- Hundreds attended the 18th annual Fourth of July Parade in Ferndale, and one veteran in attendance says seeing the turnout is moving.

"This is one of the best towns where people come out and really show their support to service people.  And i feel great to see this happening," said Owen Valberg, who served in the United States Army for 21 years.


From the California Highway Patrol:
HUMBOLDT, Calif. - On the night of July 3rd, A solo vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of Drake Hill Road and Ronald Avenue in the Fortuna area claimed the lives of a father and son.
At approximately 9:00 p.m., 53 year old Jacky Martin of San Francisco was driving a 2004 Mini Cooper...

Arcata - A West Virginia man is arrested in Arcata on suspicion of arson.

70-year old Ray Mason Keene was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Jail on two counts of arson. At 5:30 this morning, The Arcata Police and Arcata Fire Department responded to a reported fire at 9th and H Streets in Arcata. They were able to quickly extinguish the blaze. A short time later, a...