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More fires burn in Susanville

Tuesday, July 15 — Two separate vegetation fires charred land and a structure throughout a two-day span.

At about 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, the Susanville Fire Department, along with Susan River Fire Protection District and Cal Fire rushed to a vegetation fire on South Railroad Avenue, according to a press release from the city fire department.

A human caused the fire intentionally, according to the press release. It burned about 1/4 acre of grass and burned a 5 by 10 foot outbuilding.

Afternoon fire burns structures

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 — An afternoon blaze burned through several structures, totaling a garage.

Just before 1 p.m. Sunday, July 6, firefighters were dispatched to a structure fire on N. Lassen Street, according to a press release from the Susanville Fire Department. Upon arrival, the crews found a heavy fire coming from a fully involved garage. The fire extended into an adjacent single-story residence with an attached garage and an adjacent storage unit.

The fire was human-caused, but was unintentional, according to fire captain Mark Ward.

College accreditation reaffirmed

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 — Lassen Community College is happy with its recently reaffirmed accreditation.

From March 17 through 20, an accreditation evaluation team, composed of administration from other California community colleges, visited the Lassen College campus, meeting with administrative staff and evaluating the institution.

The accreditation was brought before the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges and approved at its June meeting.

Sheriff appreciates public’s assistance

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 — Lassen County Sheriff Dean Growdon expressed his appreciation for all the information the public has provided regarding the investigation into the death of veterinarian Richard Meinert.

“We’ve gotten a great deal of information and the main thing I want them to know is, please keep it coming. If you know anything call us because we’re following up on everything. It’s too bad in some ways, obviously, that we can’t report back to the people on what we’re doing, but we have to look out for the integrity of the investigation first and foremost,” Growdon said. “Ultimately between that and the forensic analysis and everything else, hopefully we can determine what truly happened there and what the facts are.”

Forest to host special guests stock that serve

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 — Lassen National Forest will have special guests for the fair parade this year in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

Two strings of Region 5 Packers, one from the Inyo and one from Shasta National Forest, are coming to the parade. Each string will have six animals carrying packed loads. Traditional tools continue to be used in wilderness areas because no mechanical equipment is allowed. Thus, mules continue to be the “fleet” of wilderness areas. The Shasta string is all matching mules and is quite a sight to see, even if you’re not horse person.


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