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Arcata Fire Dept. could get training to resolve ‘embedded racial inequities’

Arcata Fire Dept. could get training to resolve ‘embedded racial inequities’

The company gave district staff and volunteers relatively low ratings based on a scale of one to five, with one being “absent,” two “emerging,” three “developing,” four “partial mastery” and five “mastery.” On the various race-related topics, the district mostly scored a one or a two.

Arcata Fire reports more fires, fewer volunteers

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HOHUM – ​The Arcata Fire District (AFD) dealt with increased demand for responses last year as its number of volunteers continued to decline, according to a report from the county’s Fire Chiefs Association. The report shows that a trend of decreased volunteer recruitment continued in 2018. The AFD had 11

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

Big Blue Café burns, other businesses evacuated

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – An electrical power generator is the cause of the Sunday fire that damaged Big Blue Café on the Plaza, leaving it and adjacent businesses and offices closed Monday. Assistant Fire Chief Sean Campbell said the generator had been placed at the restaurant’s back door, providing electricity to

Arcata Fire receives an off-road Gator

Arcata Fire District ARCATA/MCKINLEYVILLE – The Arcata Fire District has recently taken delivery of a new John Deere Gator. This all-terrain vehicle will be used to fight fires in areas not accessible by a traditional fire engine such as local forests, beaches and community trail systems. It carries equipment for both fire and rescue.  This new