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Arcata Fire puts out McK church blaze

Arcata Fire puts out McK church blaze

Have your fireplace and wood stoves inspected before you begin using them each year.  A professional should clean the chimney to remove creosote, which can ignite and start a chimney fire.  Use a tempered glass or metal screen over the fireplace opening; this keeps sparks inside.   Never use papers, trash or liquid fuel in wood stoves or fireplaces.

RV, propane tanks burn at McKinleyville mobile home park

Arcata Fire District EARLY MORNING FIRE IN RESIDENTIAL TRAILER PARK McKinleyville – At approximately 3:54 a.m. this morning, Arcata Fire District responded with three engines and two chief officers to a fire in a travel trailer on the 2300 Block of Central Avenue in McKinleyville. Crews arrived to a fully involvedresidential RV travel trailer with

Patriot Day observed in Arcata Wednesday, Sept. 11

Mad River Union American flags will be flown half-staff in Arcata on Wednesday, Sept. 11, in recognition of Patriot Day. The White House Flag Directive reads as follows: “Please be advised, that the flags will be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, in recognition of Patriot Day. By a joint resolution approved 12/18/2001,

McK garage burns but firewall holds after battery charge goes awry

Arcata Fire District press release (McKinleyville, CA) – August 19, 2019 – Arcata Fire District was dispatched to a residential structure fire at 8:10 p.m. Monday evening. One Battalion Chief and one engine responded from the McKinleyville Fire Station with two additional engines responding from Mad River and Arcata Stations. When firefighters from the McKinleyville

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

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