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Arcata Fire does vehicle extrication on Old Arcata Road

Arcata Fire does vehicle extrication on Old Arcata Road

Arcata Fire Protection District ARCATA, CA – On January 13, 2019 at 4:39 a.m., Arcata Fire District responded to a vehicle vs. pole crash at the intersection of Old Arcata Road and Stephens Lane.  The first arriving engine found a small sedan with significant damage and intrusion of the pole into the passenger compartment and

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’s directors serve their five divisions

Rene Campbell Arcata Fire Board President The third Tuesday evening of every month you will find five people with differing backgrounds and experience serving on the Arcata Fire District Board. In conjunction with Fire Chief, they look at budget items, emergency equipment needs, and ways of educating the public around emergencies. The District was initially

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