Tag Archives: Arcata Fire Department

Rambling Jack: A radical scaleback of fire protection will follow if Measure F fails

Firefighters enter burning buildings to save lives and property. They pull hoses through wildfires to save our homes. The respond to medical emergencies and literally save lives.  So how do we support these bona fide heroes of the fire district that serves McKinleyville, Arcata, Manila, Bayside and Jacoby Creek? How do we help the firefighters

McK Home Burns, Occupants OK, Property Loss $100K

Arcata Fire Press Release MCKINLEYVILLE, CA – (March 13, 2014) – Arcata Fire District personnel responded to 1600 block of Hideaway Court, McKinleyville after receiving a report of a structure fire. Firefighters arrived at the scene to find black smoke coming from the eaves and doorways of a single family residence. Firefighters deployed hose lines

‘Safe Surrenders’ Approved For Arcata & Mack Town Fire Stations

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Seeking to save the lives of unwanted babies whose lives would otherwise be engangered by abandonment, the Arcata and Humboldt Bay fire protection districts have sought and been granted designations as “safe surrender” sites. Since 2001, California law has allowed parents of unwanted infants to safely surrender them

2012 a record-setter for Fire District

  An annual report on county fire protection agencies outlines the work of the Arcata Fire Protection District, which responded to a record-setting 2,414 calls for service in 2012. Released by the Humboldt County Fire Chiefs Association, the report includes a summary of the district’s work. It details the various types of calls that made

Arcata PD makes arrest in arson case

The Arcata Police Department has arrested a woman accused of an arson that burned at apartment building last year. On Aug. 23, 2012, the Arcata Police Department responded to the 2500 block of Alliance Road to assist units from the Arcata Fire Protection District with an apartment fire. The fire caused significant damage to one

Fire destroys house on West End Rd.

The Arcata Fire Protection District (AFPD) responded to a structure fire at 10148 West End Road at 5:25 a.m. Tuesday, July 9. Units from Blue Lake Fire also responded. Firefighters arrived and found that the house was fully involved in fire and access from the west was blocked by energized power lines that were lying

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