CHP Valley Division Air Operations on Tuesday posted a video showing a car exploding after it caught on fire on eastbound Interstate 80 near Greenback Lane in Sacramento. The fire and explosion happened June 18, 2017. Nobody was injured, CHP reported. The first blast happens at nine seconds into the footage.
The nozzle firefighter from Engine 56 had his hands full on a house fire in South Sacramento in this dramatic helmet cam video posted Tuesday. The firefighter's helmet cam shows him making entry into a burning home last week (June 22, 2017) where an exterior fire had spread to the inside. He fights flames in several rooms before going back outside to extinguish the exterior fire. There were no injuries, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.
The U.S. is in for a rare astrological treat on August 21, 2017 — that's the day of the "Great American Eclipse." It's the first total solar eclipse to cross the entire U.S. in 99 years, and more than 12 million Americans live in its path.
Devonte Shipman was threatened with jail and issued a fine over alleged jaywalking following a June 20 incident in Jacksonville, Florida. Shipman recorded his interaction with an officer, named in reports as JS Bolen, in which Bolen threatens Shipman with jail if he won’t go wait by the officer’s car. Shipman was issued with a $62.50 fine for failing to obey a pedestrian control sign. Bolen also said he would fine Shipman for failing to carry identification.
Carlos Rodriguez remembers the Sunday night crash that killed his father Ireneo Rodriguez along Highway 99 in Manteca. The father was trying to help his son fix his stalled van when the crash occurred. Video By: Joan Barnett Lee and Rosalio Ahumada. Still Photos By: Carlos Rodriguez
These landmarks tower over their cities to achieve iconic status. A new proposal calls for a grand monument, yet to be designed, for Old Sacramento that could match the iconic Gateway Arch in St. Louis or the Space Needle in Seattle.
CalFire says look for the State Fire Marshal's Safe and Sane Fireworks seal for approved fireworks. Then, check your local ordinance before you buy to make sure fireworks are allowed in your community. And be safe.
With St. Luke's Boise Medical Center expanding, a huge sequoia that sat outside for 105 years was transplanted to the park across the street. Watch crews carefully move the ancient tree to its new home.