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Vegetation fire doused in Manila

Vegetation fire doused in Manila

Mad River Union MANILA – Firefighters rushed to Manila late Thursday afternoon to put out a vegetation fire off Carlson Drive on the west side of town. The fire filled the air with smoke at around 5:45 p.m. Engines from the Arcata Fire District were parked on Carlson Drive, with firefighters snaking a hose south

McKinleyville Matters: The State of McK event is Jan. 23

(Note: The following item about a pop-up museum was submitted by Kelley Garrett.) A $1,000 Humboldt Area Foundation Grassroots Grant has been awarded to the McKinleyville Organizing Committee (MOC), a group of volunteer McKinleyville citizens, to create a pop-up (limited-run) McKinleyville museum event.  The event aims to enliven and strengthen our community through a showcasing of

Arcata Fire: what does the fire department really do? More than you may think

Recently on a call for service, I was sharing with the individual some of the services we provide and I was asked, “How come I’ve never heard about any of this?” and the best I could come up with was that we don’t advertise.  Surely, you are aware that your Arcata Fire District responds to

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.”

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