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Update: Big rig fire southbound Highway 99 in Atwater

On March 13th, 2019, at approximately 3:11 pm, the California Highway Patrol (Merced Area office) units responded to a report of a commercial Tractor-trailer on…

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Big rig catches on fire on Southbound 99 in Atwater

At approximately 3:11 p.m today a big rig fire was reported on southbound Highway 99 in Atwater. Stay tuned for more information.

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Two Men from Merced, involved in this morning’s Multi-vehicle collision in Ceres

On March 4th, 2019, at approximately 3:56 a.m., the Merced communications center received a call of a multi-vehicle traffic collision on Northbound State Route 99…

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Merced Fire Department, Police and animal control rescue dog

On January 9th, 2019, just before noon Merced Police animal control responded to a stranded dog at Bear Creek and the R Street overcrossing. The…

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A fire at the Hilmar Cheese Factory was seen from several miles away

Hilmar, CA- An investigation by both the cheese factory and Cal Fire is ongoing into the cause of a fire that started at the Cheese…

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New fire chief Alcorn to replace chief Wilkinson

Deputy Fire Chief Billy Alcorn has been named Acting Fire Chief to replace Fire Chief Michael Wilkinson. Wilkinson abruptly retired Monday evening. Alcorn started at…

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This is what happened to the Merced theater that caught on fire

On November 9th, 2018, at approximately 7:40 p.m., The City of Merced Fire Department received a call of a structure fire at the UA Regency…

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Investigators say the Ferguson Fire was caused by a vehicle

U.S. Forest Service investigators have determined the cause of the Ferguson Fire to be vehicle-related. Specifically, investigators believe superheated pieces of a catalytic converter came…

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THEFT SUSPECT COMMITS ARSON AT ATWATER TARGET, POLICE ASK HELP TO IDENTIFY SUSPECT

On August 7, 2018 at 909PM Atwater Police & Cal Fire were dispatched to the Super Target in the 1000 block of Commerce Ave on…

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FERGUSON HAS BURNED OVER 34,000 ACRES IN MARIPOSA COUNTY

Madera Officers continue to provide mutual aid to Mariposa County agencies. Last night their officers were providing security to the area of Jerseydale, California on…

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