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Arcata Fire: The road to becoming a firefighter

Arcata Fire: The road to becoming a firefighter

You’re driving to work when suddenly hear sirens blaring, you pull over and a shiny red fire engine races by. Have you ever wondered where they’re going? Who they will help? Or even, what it might be like to be in their shoes? If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a firefighter here are the basic

There’s good news for Mack Town, and plenty of challenges

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – There are plenty of reasons for McKinleyville residents to feel cheery and optimistic about their town’s future. On the flip side, the unincorporated community – along with all of Humboldt County – faces some daunting challenges. All of this was discussed Jan. 17 during the McKinleyville Chamber of

McKinleyville, Arcata statehood considered

STATE OF McKINLEYVILLE Due to greater public interest than initially anticipated, the venue for next week’s State of McKinleyville forum has been changed to Azalea Hall, 1620 Pickett Rd. in McKinleyville. The event, sponsored by the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 8:30 a.m. Panelists include Fifth District Supervisor Ryan

Emergency simulation tonight at HSU

Humboldt State University HSU – Housing & Residence Life at Humboldt State University will hold an emergency simulation Tuesday, August 8 to test campus and community response teams.     The exercise will take place at 6 p.m. at a residence hall on campus. Media can contact 707.826.3390 for location information.   The simulation will be loud and include

Hash lab explodes

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Cyndi Bainbridge-Wainwright and her husband Bob Wainwright were sitting in their living room Monday, Dec. 26, when all hell broke loose at a clandestine hash lab next door to their home on Ocean Drive in McKinleyville. “It started as a low rumble. We thought at first it was

$1,000 reward offered for McK arsonist

Arcata Fire press release $1,000 REWARD FOR INFORMATION ON BETTY COURT FIRE McKINLEYVILLE, CA — (November 02, 2016) — Arcata Fire District and the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with Markel Global Insurance Company are offering a $1,000 REWARD for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who initiated

Fire engulfs The Club at Mill Creek

UPDATE 10.27.16: Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, Humboldt County Deputies were dispatched to the 1500 block of Betty Ct, where the Big Lagoon Rancheria’s Gym had once stood. Deputies met with Arcata Fire District Investigators determined the cause of the fire to be “human involved.” The Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance

Arcata Fire rescues horse in Bayside

Arcata Fire District BAYSIDE – At 8:11 the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 5, Arcata Fire District was requested by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a horse that was stuck over a bank. Deputies and the Sherriff’s Animal Control Officer at the scene determined they needed additional staffing and equipment to aid in

An alcohol-fueled fire

Arcata Fire District Arcata – On Tuesday, Aug. 30 at approximately 12:20 p.m., Arcata Fire District was dispatched to a structure fire on the 3000 block of Alliance Road, at the Arcata Mobile Estates. Upon arrival, Battalion Chief Curt Watkins reported light brown smoke coming from the back of the office building. He immediately assigned