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Abandoned vehicle reported on fire causes vegetation fire in Merced County

On September 16th, 2019, at approximately 12:10 p.m., a vehicle on fire was reported to the California Highway Patrol. Cal-Fire responded to the area of…

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Breaking News: Fire reported at Merced Bar-B-Q Pit

The Merced Police Department and the Merced City Fire Department is currently in the area of G street and East Main investigating a fire at…

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Atwater Anberry Rehabilitation Center evacuated after fire breaks out

Several patients and staff were evacuated last night from Atwater Anberry Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Cal-Fire responded on August 31st, 2019, at approximately 9:48 p.m.,…

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Merced Deputy Fire Chief gives update on Structure Fire

The City of Merced Fire Department responded to a structure fire at approximately 2:05 P.m. in the area of West 20th and “G” streets. Upon…

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Fire reported by Cal Fire East of Snelling in Mariposa County

There is a fire being reported by Cal Fire, reports show the incident east of snelling off Bear Valley Road and Cotton Creek Road, in…

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CAL FIRE suspends all outdoor burn permits, Merced Mariposa and Madera counties

After another wet winter and above average snow pack, warming temperatures and winds are quickly drying out the abundant annual grass crop. The increasing fire…

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About 14 properties were affected by fire in Merced

On July 16th, 2019, at approximately 4:30 p.m., the Merced Fire Department responded with several fire trucks to a large fire reported in the area…

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Fire in Merced leaves two adults and several pets without their home

On July 11th, 2019, at approximately 11:30 a.m, the merced fire department responded to the 1300 block of Kensington Drive. Firefighters responded to a report…

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Hundreds of aftershocks followed by yesterdays 6.4 Earthquake

A state of emergency was declared in Ridgecrest after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked the Mojave Desert. The earthquake was widely felt around Southern California…

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Fire reported at old Sunstar location, this is what we know

On July 3rd, 2019, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Merced Fire Department along with officers from the Merced Police Department responded to 3033 G Street…

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