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Fire: helmet cam shows firefighters dousing Citrus Heights apt blaze

A video published on Youtube this week shows helmet-camera footage of firefighters responding to a recent apartment fire in Citrus Heights, with up-close video of fire crews extinguishing the blaze from both inside and outside the structure. The…

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Citrus Heights News Briefs: shooting, homeless, marijuana, fire update

Local news briefs this week include local homeless outreach efforts, a Friday night shooting, local medical marijuana regulation, and an update on the cause of a Citrus Heights garage fire. Friday night shooting in Citrus Heights injures one;…

Metro Fire ladder truck, Citrus Heights Sentinel

Citrus Heights: firefighters to hit streets for ‘Boot for Burns’ annual fundraiser

Firefighters plan to hit the streets and fill their boots with donations at the intersection of Sunrise Boulevard and Greenback Lane this President’s Day weekend, for the 22nd annual “Fill the Boot for Burns” fundraiser in Citrus Heights.…

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Electrical fire destroys shed in Citrus Heights neighborhood

Sirens and flames lit up the night in Citrus Heights just after 10 p.m. Wednesday, as a blaze quickly destroyed a shed and threatened a home on Evening Way near Rollingwood Boulevard. Fire crews dispatched to the 7400…

Sac Metro Fire truck, fireman. Photo credit: Luke Otterstad

Metro Fire to offer free CPR training at Sunrise Mall

Would you know what to do in a life-threatening emergency? According to the American Heart Association, 70 percent of Americans would likely feel helpless if faced with a cardiac emergency — because they don’t know how to administer…