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Arcata Fire District: How AFD responds to medical emergencies

Arcata Fire District: How AFD responds to medical emergencies

The Arcata Fire District responds to many types of calls on a daily basis. The majority are medical in nature, but we also respond to fires, traffic accidents, and hazardous calls, including power line issues. We respond from three stations within the District, the Arcata Station (631 Ninth St.), the Mad River Station (3235 Janes

Arcata Fire may survey voters about tax increase

Jack Durham Mad River Union ARCATA/MCKINLEYVILLE – The Arcata Fire District Board of Directors has decided to drop its plan to put a tax measure on the November ballot after learning that it would be impossible to meet the deadline for doing so. Instead, the district may hire a polling company to determine what kind

Rubbish fire doused in McKinleyville

Arcata fire District McKINLEYVILLE – Arcata Fire District responded to a rubbish fire on Douglas Avenue in McKinleyville on Monday, May 14.. Crews were notified at 10:01 a.m. of a reported vegetation fire on Douglas Avenue in McKinleyville with threat to nearby structure.  Upon arrival, units found access challenging due to a long narrow road

Tomo restaurant fire forces evacuation of Hotel Arcata

Mad River Union ARCATA – The Hotel Arcata was evacuated this morning, Jan. 27 after a fire broke out in the dining room of Tomo Japanese Restaurant. Shortly before 8:30 a.m., Arcata Fire responded to 708 Ninth St. at the entrance to the restaurant, located on the bottom floor of the three-story hotel. Firefighters could

Work begins on McKinleyville Fire Station

Arcata Fire McKINLEYVILLE –  Site preparation and grading began Monday for the future renovation and expansion of the McKinleyville Fire Station. According to Chief Desmond Cowan, “In order to get ahead of the winter rains, we are having the basic site prep started now. We’ll have a formal construction kick-off later in the year when we start the actual building work.”

Multiple calls for Arcata Fire

Arcata Fire District ARCATA – At 5:54 p.m. Wednesday, April 1 Arcata Fire District was dispatched to a commercial fire in the 100 block of Alder Grove Road. The first arriving chief officer on scene reported nothing showing but continued to investigate. As he drove around to the back of the mill he reported moderate

Early morning fire doused in Mack Town

Arcata Fire District McKINLEYVILLE – At 3:17 a.m. today, March 24 Arcata Fire District units were dispatched to a structure fire in the 1200 block of Hiller Road in McKinleyville. The first reports were of heavy smoke in the area. Engine 8217 from the McKinleyville station was on scene in less than two minutes and