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Three collisions snarl traffic in Visalia - Visalia Times-Delta
Three collisions snarl traffic in Visalia  Visalia Times-Delta

A minor injury traffic collision stopped motorists in their tracks along Mooney Boulevard.


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:59:00 GMT



Two-alarm fire trashes Cutler recycle center, as fire season heats up - Visalia Times-Delta
Two-alarm fire trashes Cutler recycle center, as fire season heats up  Visalia Times-Delta

A two-alarm fire tore through Peña's Disposal *Service's* Cutler recycle center on Aug. 15, 2019. Tulare County firefighters worked through the night to contain the ...


Posted on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



VFD: Fires from illegal fireworks doubled this year, killing 1 - Foothills Sun Gazette
VFD: Fires from illegal fireworks doubled this year, killing 1  Foothills Sun Gazette

Visalia issued record number of citations for illegal fireworks during deadly Fourth of July holiday that killed a man. By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. VISALIA ...


Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Goals to fight fire with fire often fall short in Sequoia, Kings Canyon - Visalia Times-Delta
Goals to fight fire with fire often fall short in Sequoia, Kings Canyon  Visalia Times-Delta

The tactic is considered one of the best ways to prevent catastrophic destruction that has become common from wildfires, but often falls short of goals.


Posted on Mon, 12 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



He stopped after a crash, then other driver opened fire, police say - Fresno Bee
He stopped after a crash, then other driver opened fire, police say  Fresno Bee

A Visalia, California driver was reportedly targeted by a gunman after a minor traffic collision Wednesday night, August 14, 2019, police reported.


Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tulare County firefighters battle haystack fire north of Visalia - Visalia Times-Delta
Tulare County firefighters battle haystack fire north of Visalia  Visalia Times-Delta

Tulare County firefighters are battling a haystack fire at Elbow Creek Dairy in the 34500 block of Road 124, near Avenue 368. (Photo: Joshua Yeager).


Posted on Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Hazmat team investigates buckets of an 'unknown substance' in Visalia - Visalia Times-Delta
Hazmat team investigates buckets of an 'unknown substance' in Visalia  Visalia Times-Delta

Visalia firefighters are on the scene of a hazmat call at Laurel Avenue and Court Street.


Posted on Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Visalia mobile home fire displaces family of seven - Visalia Times-Delta
Visalia mobile home fire displaces family of seven  Visalia Times-Delta

The first fire unit on scene, noticed "light smoke" coming from a double-wide mobile home.


Posted on Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Visalia Fire Department to add EMS response vehicles to fleet thanks to Measure N - Visalia Times-Delta
Visalia Fire Department to add EMS response vehicles to fleet thanks to Measure N  Visalia Times-Delta

In 2018, the fire department responded to 15229 calls for *service* — 10498 (69%) were for medical requests.


Posted on Tue, 16 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters investigate deadly north Visalia blaze - Visalia Times-Delta
Firefighters investigate deadly north Visalia blaze  Visalia Times-Delta

The body of a man found dead in his north Visalia trailer was covered with a tarp while Visalia firefighters and police investigated the deadly fire, according to ...


Posted on Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Burrell brothers power Tulare Western over El Diamante - Visalia Times-Delta
Burrell brothers power Tulare Western over El Diamante  Visalia Times-Delta

Elijah Burrell's 330 passing yards were spread among seven different receivers. Six of those catches were for 30-plus yards.


Posted on Sat, 24 Aug 2019 06:46:00 GMT



Video added: Eyewitness video of downtown Visalia blaze - Visalia Times-Delta
Video added: Eyewitness video of downtown Visalia blaze  Visalia Times-Delta

Businesses damaged in the fire include Cafe 225, Acapulco Jewelers and Mama K's Diner.


Posted on Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Series of 'suspicious' fires lead to man being hospitalized in Visalia - Visalia Times-Delta
Series of 'suspicious' fires lead to man being hospitalized in Visalia  Visalia Times-Delta

Firefighters responded to a series of fires early Wednesday morning including a blaze at a home in the 1600 block of Meadow Avenue.


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



UPDATE: Grandfather and his 14 chihuahuas dead in July 4 blaze. Fireworks blamed - Visalia Times-Delta
UPDATE: Grandfather and his 14 chihuahuas dead in July 4 blaze. Fireworks blamed  Visalia Times-Delta

A grandfather and his 14 dogs are dead as a result of illegal fireworks shot into his north Visalia home on July 4, witnesses said.


Posted on Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Visalia man arrested in connection with deadly Fourth of July blaze - Visalia Times-Delta
Visalia man arrested in connection with deadly Fourth of July blaze  Visalia Times-Delta

Days after an 86-year-old man died in a Visalia house fire caused by illegal fires, police have arrested a man in connection to the blaze.


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Authorities investigating deadly house fire in Visalia - KFSN-TV
Authorities investigating deadly house fire in Visalia  KFSN-TV

The Visalia Fire Department and Visalia Police Department are investigating the cause of a deadly house fire on July 4th.


Posted on Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



'Suspicious' fire in Visalia destroys travel trailer - Visalia Times-Delta
'Suspicious' fire in Visalia destroys travel trailer  Visalia Times-Delta

Fire investigators are looking into the cause of a travel trailer fire in northeast Visalia Wednesday night.


Posted on Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



NTSB: Landing gear collapsed as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane bounced then crashed - Visalia Times-Delta
NTSB: Landing gear collapsed as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane bounced then crashed  Visalia Times-Delta

The National Transportation Safety Board determined a mechanical malfunction occurred during landing in the plane crash in East Tennessee in which Dale ...


Posted on Fri, 23 Aug 2019 19:27:00 GMT



Homeless encampment's cooking fire charred 2 acres in Tulare - Visalia Times-Delta
Homeless encampment's cooking fire charred 2 acres in Tulare  Visalia Times-Delta

Police believe a fire that covered Tulare in black smoke and halted traffic on the city's southwest side was sparked in one of the city's known homeless ...


Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Main Street fire leaves downtown community reeling - Visalia Times-Delta
Main Street fire leaves downtown community reeling  Visalia Times-Delta

"I have rent, utility deposits and a phone bill to pay. It's going to be really close."


Posted on Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Doyle Sewell Named Visalia's Interim Fire Chief - Valley Voice
Doyle Sewell Named Visalia's Interim Fire Chief  Valley Voice

A press release from the City of Visalia. Former Visalia Fire Battalion Chief Comes Out of Retirement To Serve One More Shift. VISALIA, CA – Doyle Sewell, ...


Posted on Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



City Council votes to use one sales tax measure to balance another - Foothills Sun Gazette
City Council votes to use one sales tax measure to balance another  Foothills Sun Gazette

City Council plans to transfer two fire positions, one police position from Measure T to Measure N. By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. VISALIA – The Visalia City ...


Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 2019 13:43:50 GMT



Fire rips through Time Out Pizza and Fun Center, business 'temporarily' closed - Visalia Times-Delta
Fire rips through Time Out Pizza and Fun Center, business 'temporarily' closed  Visalia Times-Delta

An early morning blaze forced Tulare's Time Out Pizza and Fun Center to temporarily close.


Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Grass fire at Visalia Industrial Park threatens nearby equipment yard - Visalia Times-Delta
Grass fire at Visalia Industrial Park threatens nearby equipment yard  Visalia Times-Delta

The fire was reported just before 9 p.m. in the 8200 block of West Doe Avenue, in the Visalia Industrial Park.


Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire damages several businesses in Downtown Visalia - KMPH Fox 26
Fire damages several businesses in Downtown Visalia  KMPH Fox 26

It could be days before firefighters know what started a fire on Main Street in Downtown Visalia early Wednesday morning. The fire was reported around 1:30 ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Suspected arsonist caught setting fire near Visalia police and fire dispatch center - Visalia Times-Delta
Suspected arsonist caught setting fire near Visalia police and fire dispatch center  Visalia Times-Delta

The fire was started within walking distance of the newly built Visalia Emergency Communication Center.


Posted on Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



New public safety headquarters moves forward - Foothills Sun Gazette
New public safety headquarters moves forward  Foothills Sun Gazette

Staff says city may be able have enough money to begin plans for a civic center after paying off debt in 2029. By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. VISALIA – The ...


Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 2019 13:16:48 GMT



Organizations to help employees affected by Downtown Visalia fire - KFSN-TV
Organizations to help employees affected by Downtown Visalia fire  KFSN-TV

VISALIA, Calif. (KFSN) -- Last Friday, Café 225 posted a message on their Facebook page, thanking their supporters for the good wishes and prayers and saying ...


Posted on Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fire breaks out in Visalia home, dryer may have been starting point - KFSN-TV
Fire breaks out in Visalia home, dryer may have been starting point  KFSN-TV

Residents of a Visalia home were safe after a late night house fire on Sunday night.


Posted on Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Tulare County firefighters battle 150-acre fire at Rocky Hill - Visalia Times-Delta
Tulare County firefighters battle 150-acre fire at Rocky Hill  Visalia Times-Delta

Tulare County firefighters battled the first of potentially many wildfires on Saturday.


Posted on Sat, 01 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Is an arsonist running loose in Visalia? Firefighters keep busy with string of blazes - Visalia Times-Delta
Is an arsonist running loose in Visalia? Firefighters keep busy with string of blazes  Visalia Times-Delta

Three suspicious fires are keeping Visalia fire crews busy searching for a possible arsonist. The string of blazes started late Sunday night when crews ...


Posted on Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Solar panels blamed for Visalia house fire - Visalia Times-Delta
Solar panels blamed for Visalia house fire  Visalia Times-Delta

A family's solar panels are to blame for a fire that could have destroyed their entire home.


Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



752 pounds of illegal fireworks seized by Tulare County fire inspectors - Visalia Times-Delta
752 pounds of illegal fireworks seized by Tulare County fire inspectors  Visalia Times-Delta

Tulare County Fire Department investigators and the Tulare County Sheriff's Department seized 752 pounds of illegal fireworks on Tuesday after getting a tip ...


Posted on Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



40 mph winds spread fire, down trees and lift carports in Tulare County - Visalia Times-Delta
40 mph winds spread fire, down trees and lift carports in Tulare County  Visalia Times-Delta

With gusts of wind topping 40 mph throughout the day across the Valley, first responders received several reports of trees toppled and a grass fire.


Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters respond to large haystack on fire in Denair area - Modesto Bee
Firefighters respond to large haystack on fire in Denair area  Modesto Bee

A large haystack caught fire in the Denair, California, Fire Protection District on Monday, August 12, 2019. The cause and exact location were not immediately ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Arsonist arrested in downtown Visalia, gunfire keeps cops busy near Plaza Park - Visalia Times-Delta
Arsonist arrested in downtown Visalia, gunfire keeps cops busy near Plaza Park  Visalia Times-Delta

A man was seen starting a fire in downtown Visalia, according to police. Now, the suspected arsonist is behind bars in connection with the fire. At 6:39 p.m. on ...


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



10+ LOCAL stories that you need to read for Saturday, August 24 - Santa Maria Times
10+ LOCAL stories that you need to read for Saturday, August 24  Santa Maria Times

Five Santa Maria Swim Club members, including one who qualified for Olympic Trials, honored at Downtown Fridays.


Posted on Sat, 24 Aug 2019 14:00:00 GMT



Tulare firefighters: Homeless encampment not cause of outlet center blaze - Visalia Times-Delta
Tulare firefighters: Homeless encampment not cause of outlet center blaze  Visalia Times-Delta

A major grass fire threatened the area around Tulare Outlet Center forcing some businesses to evacuate.


Posted on Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire crews contain grass fire near Highway 99 in Tulare County - KFSN-TV
Fire crews contain grass fire near Highway 99 in Tulare County  KFSN-TV

Tulare County firefighters contained a 15-acre grass fire that damaged a vacant building near Visalia Sunday afternoon.


Posted on Sun, 30 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Visalia man hurls hedge clippers at fire station windows, picks fight with motorists - Visalia Times-Delta
Visalia man hurls hedge clippers at fire station windows, picks fight with motorists  Visalia Times-Delta

After a long day of fighting fires and saving lives, Visalia firefighters had an unwelcome guest stop by the firehouse.


Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire tears through SUV nearly reaching home in Visalia - KFSN-TV
Fire tears through SUV nearly reaching home in Visalia  KFSN-TV

A Visalia family is thankful after a fire that tore through an SUV parked in their driveway was extinguished before spreading to their home.


Posted on Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Family of two escapes burning Visalia home, cat dies in blaze - Visalia Times-Delta
Family of two escapes burning Visalia home, cat dies in blaze  Visalia Times-Delta

A Visalia family escaped a house fire with the family dog. Their cat wasn't as lucky. On Monday morning, the Visalia Fire Department responded to a report of a ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Family of five asleep while their home caught fire in Visalia - YourCentralValley.com
Family of five asleep while their home caught fire in Visalia  YourCentralValley.com

A family was asleep Sunday morning when their home caught fire in Visalia.


Posted on Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Visalia Fire Department 150 Year Anniversary Celebration Open House... - Valley Voice
Visalia Fire Department 150 Year Anniversary Celebration Open House...  Valley Voice

A Press Release from the Visalia Fire Department. Visalia Fire Department at the Visalia Fox Theatre on Sunday, May 5, 2019. 2019 is the Department's 150th ...


Posted on Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Shed fire causes smoke column in north Visalia - Visalia Times-Delta
Shed fire causes smoke column in north Visalia  Visalia Times-Delta

Around 3:30 p.m. on Monday, firefighters were called to the home in the 300 block of Northwest Third Avenue.


Posted on Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters douse dryer fire at Visalia Rescue Mission - Visalia Times-Delta
Firefighters douse dryer fire at Visalia Rescue Mission  Visalia Times-Delta

Visalia's largest homeless shelter had a close call after a industrial-sized dryer caught fire early Tuesday morning, according to Visalia Fire Department.


Posted on Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Homeless man vandalizes Visalia Fire Station with a gardening tool - YourCentralValley.com
Homeless man vandalizes Visalia Fire Station with a gardening tool  YourCentralValley.com

Visalia Firefighters are cleaning up after their fire station was vandalized overnight.


Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Visalia Fire Chief to... - Valley Voice
Visalia Fire Chief to...  Valley Voice

City of Visalia Fire Department Press Release. Doug McBee, the Fire Chief and Director of Emergency Management for the City of Visalia is retiring in May of ...


Posted on Sat, 16 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Vacant Visalia home goes up in flames - KFSN-TV
Vacant Visalia home goes up in flames  KFSN-TV

VISALIA, Calif. (KFSN) -- A vacant home in Visalia went up in flames this morning. Visalia fire crews were called to the structure fire at around 6 a.m.


Posted on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



BREAKING: Three-alarm fire destroys another Valley cricket farm, this one in Visalia - Visalia Times-Delta
BREAKING: Three-alarm fire destroys another Valley cricket farm, this one in Visalia  Visalia Times-Delta

Visalia property crimes detectives also responded to the incident to help Corbin Reed, the fire inspector leading the investigation.


Posted on Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Construction bids sought for county fire station - Visalia Times-Delta
Construction bids sought for county fire station  Visalia Times-Delta

Supervisors approved seeking construction bids for the county fire department's new station on Lovers Lane, a move needed because of urban growth.


Posted on Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Downtown Visalia community kicks off week long fundraiser to benefit businesses destroyed by fire - KFSN-TV
Downtown Visalia community kicks off week long fundraiser to benefit businesses destroyed by fire  KFSN-TV

Walking down Main Street in Downtown Visalia, you can still smell the burnt remains of three businesses destroyed by fire.


Posted on Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Southeast Visalia home catches fire, crews investigate - Visalia Times-Delta
Southeast Visalia home catches fire, crews investigate  Visalia Times-Delta

Fire investigators are looking into what caused a home to catch fire early Friday morning in southeast Visalia.


Posted on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Visalia Fire Dept. strike teams actually netted the city nearly $15000 during the 2017-18 fire season - Foothills Sun Gazette
Visalia Fire Dept. strike teams actually netted the city nearly $15000 during the 2017-18 fire season  Foothills Sun Gazette

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. VISALIA – The devastation to life and property of wildfires is well documented in California's history. Fires in the last three to five ...


Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Police deadly force law change was a long time coming - Visalia Times-Delta
Police deadly force law change was a long time coming  Visalia Times-Delta

The measure, creating a tighter standard for use of deadly force by police, was overdue. Officers almost never faced legal consequences. suspects.


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 18:15:00 GMT



Businesses, community rally around Main Street fire victims - Visalia Times-Delta
Businesses, community rally around Main Street fire victims  Visalia Times-Delta

As the dust settles and the damage becomes clear, community members are rallying together to help those impacted by the downtown Visalia fire.


Posted on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Visalia hotel evacuated as firefighters fight fire - Visalia Times-Delta
Visalia hotel evacuated as firefighters fight fire  Visalia Times-Delta

Visalia firefighters were called to Best Western Visalia Hotel with reports of a fire on an upper floor.


Posted on Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Visalia home severely damaged in late night fire. Investigation underway into cause - KFSN-TV
Visalia home severely damaged in late night fire. Investigation underway into cause  KFSN-TV

It broke out just after 11 p.m. Tuesday night on Stapp near Simon.


Posted on Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Visalia laundromat fire puts wrinkle in residents to-do list - Visalia Times-Delta
Visalia laundromat fire puts wrinkle in residents to-do list  Visalia Times-Delta

Around 5 p.m. on Saturday, firefighters were called to M & S Laundry Day at 1542 N. Ben Maddox Way for reports of a fire.


Posted on Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Notes From The Coast: Andres Muñoz, Michel Baez Add Fire To Padres Bullpen - Baseball America
Notes From The Coast: Andres Muñoz, Michel Baez Add Fire To Padres Bullpen  Baseball America

The high-octane duo of Andres Muñoz and Michel Baez has provided a spark for the beleaguered Padres bullpen.


Posted on Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



UPDATE: Teen identified in deadly crash, police investigate Twitter post - Visalia Times-Delta
UPDATE: Teen identified in deadly crash, police investigate Twitter post  Visalia Times-Delta

Police are investigating the crash as a possible suicide. Officers said they're following up on leads regarding a social media post by the teenager.


Posted on Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Mama K's Cafe in Visalia opens new location months after downtown fire destroys businesses - KFSN-TV
Mama K's Cafe in Visalia opens new location months after downtown fire destroys businesses  KFSN-TV

A former Downtown Visalia staple is serving up breakfast and lunch specials once again as new customers and regulars found their way to Mama K's new ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Visalia Fire Chief announces retirement after a more than 40 year-long career - YourCentralValley.com
Visalia Fire Chief announces retirement after a more than 40 year-long career  YourCentralValley.com

The Visalia Fire Department Chief and Director of Emergency Management announced his retirement Friday after a more than four decade-long career.


Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Earthquake update: State of emergency declared in Ridgecrest. No deaths or major injuries - Visalia Times-Delta
Earthquake update: State of emergency declared in Ridgecrest. No deaths or major injuries  Visalia Times-Delta

3:25 p.m. Thursday: Ridgecrest Mayor Peggy Breeden has declared a state of emergency in the Kern County city of 28,000 people. In a press conference, first ...


Posted on Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Pacific Treasures finds new home after devastating Main Street fire - Visalia Times-Delta
Pacific Treasures finds new home after devastating Main Street fire  Visalia Times-Delta

Two months after a horrific fire decimated its inventory, Pacific Treasures will rise from the ashes to reopen in a new home on Main Street.


Posted on Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fire sprinkler 'malfunction' leads to Riverway Elementary School flooding - Visalia Times-Delta
Fire sprinkler 'malfunction' leads to Riverway Elementary School flooding  Visalia Times-Delta

Visalia Fire Department investigates a water flow alarm at Riverway Elementary School on Friday, April 19, 2019. Several classrooms were flooded. (Photo: Ron ...


Posted on Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Visalia man dead in crash, wasn't wearing seat belt - Visalia Times-Delta
Visalia man dead in crash, wasn't wearing seat belt  Visalia Times-Delta

Traffic southbound on Akers is being diverted down Whitendale Avenue. Traffic heading north on Akers is slowed and one lane is blocked.


Posted on Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



'Trouble' home goes up in flames, Visalia firefighters let it burn - Visalia Times-Delta
'Trouble' home goes up in flames, Visalia firefighters let it burn  Visalia Times-Delta

Visalia firefighters stood back as flames engulfed a home in north Visalia. A small chicken walked down the road as a nearby palm tree lit up. Smoke billowed ...


Posted on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Mama K's Cafe moves from the 1950s to the Wild West at Visalia Livestock, reopens after fire - Visalia Times-Delta
Mama K's Cafe moves from the 1950s to the Wild West at Visalia Livestock, reopens after fire  Visalia Times-Delta

Mama K's Cafe regular Elizabeth Whitlock feeds her one-year-old son, James, scrambled eggs during the diner's soft reopening on Saturday morning.


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Man living in travel trailer dies in fire - Fresno Bee
Man living in travel trailer dies in fire  Fresno Bee

A man died early Tuesday morning after a travel trailer in the backyard of a Visalia, California, home caught fire. The coroner's office hasn't released his name ...


Posted on Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Chief McBee will retire on May 10 after six years with the VFD, 42 years in fire service - Foothills Sun Gazette
Chief McBee will retire on May 10 after six years with the VFD, 42 years in fire service  Foothills Sun Gazette

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. VISALIA – The quaint San Joaquin Valley of sunny California seemed like a paradise to Doug McBee when he agreed to ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Visalia firefighters rescue man trapped in St. John's River - Visalia Times-Delta
Visalia firefighters rescue man trapped in St. John's River  Visalia Times-Delta

"Be aware of your surroundings, the changing currents and the cold water. If you decide to go in, inform others of your decision."


Posted on Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Blaze guts garage in northwest Visalia - Visalia Times-Delta
Blaze guts garage in northwest Visalia  Visalia Times-Delta

Firefighters responded to a house fire in the 2100 block of North Duke Court.


Posted on Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Apartment fire closes roads in central Visalia - Visalia Times-Delta
Apartment fire closes roads in central Visalia  Visalia Times-Delta

Roads are blocked near an apartment complex in the 800 block of Santa Fe Street as crews work to stop the spread of flames.


Posted on Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Stolen box truck prompts Visalia hazmat team call - Visalia Times-Delta
Stolen box truck prompts Visalia hazmat team call  Visalia Times-Delta

A stolen box truck prompted a hazmat call after large barrels of liquid were found inside. Visalia Fire Department's hazardous material team responded with ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire at storage facility costs VUSD $1 million in damages - Visalia Times-Delta
Fire at storage facility costs VUSD $1 million in damages  Visalia Times-Delta

Crews from Tulare County and Farmersville fire departments are on the scene of a working industrial fire on Road 156, just south of Avenue 288.


Posted on Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



2 firefighters, 1 resident injured in three-alarm Visalia fire - Visalia Times-Delta
2 firefighters, 1 resident injured in three-alarm Visalia fire  Visalia Times-Delta

Roughly 60 firefighters battled a large grass fire that swiftly spread to a home.


Posted on Mon, 28 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Tulare County firefighters battle two-alarm blaze in Exeter, 3 injured - Visalia Times-Delta
Tulare County firefighters battle two-alarm blaze in Exeter, 3 injured  Visalia Times-Delta

Three people were injured in a two-alarm house fire that dozens of Tulare County firefighters worked to extinguish. Around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, neighbors ...


Posted on Sun, 12 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



BREAKING: Brush fire forces firefighters to close portions of Highway 198 - Visalia Times-Delta
BREAKING: Brush fire forces firefighters to close portions of Highway 198  Visalia Times-Delta

A grass fire just north of Highway 198 has disrupted traffic in the area.


Posted on Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Bassett's Cricket Ranch fire kills millions of insects, firefighter sent to hospital - Visalia Times-Delta
Bassett's Cricket Ranch fire kills millions of insects, firefighter sent to hospital  Visalia Times-Delta

A fire erupted at Bassett's Cricket Farm just after midnight near Road 156 and Avenue 280. One firefighter -- and countless crickets -- were injured in the blaze.


Posted on Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire crews battle 2 mobile home fires in Visalia - KFSN-TV
Fire crews battle 2 mobile home fires in Visalia  KFSN-TV

VISALIA, Calif. (KFSN) -- Visalia firefighters were able to control two fires to two mobile homes. It happened Wednesday night around nine at Houston and Cain.


Posted on Thu, 05 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Portion of Palace Hotel falls to the ground in downtown Visalia - Visalia Times-Delta
Portion of Palace Hotel falls to the ground in downtown Visalia  Visalia Times-Delta

A portion of a downtown Visalia's building's roof fell to the ground. Firefighters are on scene to ensure more of the roof doesn't collapse. (Photo: Ron Holman).


Posted on Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Police: Man hid inside Visalia's Big Lots, started trash fire - Visalia Times-Delta
Police: Man hid inside Visalia's Big Lots, started trash fire  Visalia Times-Delta

A Visalia man is facing arson charges after hiding inside a business and starting a trash fire in the store's bathroom.


Posted on Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Tulare County home goes up in flames, cause under investigation - Visalia Times-Delta
Tulare County home goes up in flames, cause under investigation  Visalia Times-Delta

On Wednesday night, Tulare County firefighters were called to the blaze in the 31000 block of Gray Drive in the Ranch Park area.


Posted on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Hazmat spill forces packing house employees to evacuate - Visalia Times-Delta
Hazmat spill forces packing house employees to evacuate  Visalia Times-Delta

Employees at Exeter's Scully Packing were evacuated Thursday morning after ammonia leaked inside a portion of the storage facility, according to Tulare ...


Posted on Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Woman critical: Visalia teen, Lamborghini involved in DUI-related wreck - Visalia Times-Delta
Woman critical: Visalia teen, Lamborghini involved in DUI-related wreck  Visalia Times-Delta

An 18-year-old Visalia man is accused of causing a three-vehicle collision that left a woman dead and three injured.


Posted on Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Neighbors remember elderly man killed in Visalia house fire, police say illegal fireworks are to blame - YourCentralValley.com
Neighbors remember elderly man killed in Visalia house fire, police say illegal fireworks are to blame  YourCentralValley.com

Neighbors are now remembering Ramon Fierro and reacting to news of an arrest in his death. The 86-year-old was killed in a Visalia house fire Thursday. Police ...


Posted on Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Visalia firefighters battle early morning house fire - KFSN-TV
Visalia firefighters battle early morning house fire  KFSN-TV

VISALIA, Calif. (KFSN) -- Firefighters did their best to limit the damage after a Visalia home caught fire. It happened after one Friday morning at a home on Laurel ...


Posted on Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Police investigating after several fires started around College of the Sequoias campus in Visalia - KFSN-TV
Police investigating after several fires started around College of the Sequoias campus in Visalia  KFSN-TV

VISALIA, Calif. (KFSN) -- Police at the College of the Sequoias are investigating several fires that broke out on campus. They started Monday morning just after ...


Posted on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Former Battalion Chief Doyle Sewell to serve as interim chief as city seeks permanent hire - Foothills Sun Gazette
Former Battalion Chief Doyle Sewell to serve as interim chief as city seeks permanent hire  Foothills Sun Gazette

@TheSunGazette. VISALIA – With the departure of Visalia Fire Chief Doug McBee, the department will see a familiar face at its helm, at least temporarily. Former ...


Posted on Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Video added: Boy, woman dead in collision near Visalia - Visalia Times-Delta
Video added: Boy, woman dead in collision near Visalia  Visalia Times-Delta

The motorist southbound on Highway 63 in a Honda Civic failed to see another vehicle that had stopped to turn left into a residential area off 63.


Posted on Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters battle Visalia house fire - KFSN-TV
Firefighters battle Visalia house fire  KFSN-TV

VISALIA, Calif. (KFSN) -- Visalia firefighters are at the scene of a house fire. A woman riding a bike saw the flames and called for help. Firefighters were able to ...


Posted on Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Field trip turns into a different educational opportunity when bus collides with car - Visalia Times-Delta
Field trip turns into a different educational opportunity when bus collides with car  Visalia Times-Delta

An honor roll field trip excursion into Visalia turned into an unwanted experience for 48 Riverdale High School students when their bus collided with another car.


Posted on Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire destroys Visalia mobile home, sixth blaze in a month - Visalia Times-Delta
Fire destroys Visalia mobile home, sixth blaze in a month  Visalia Times-Delta

Firefighters responded to Mooney Grove Mooney Grove MHC for reports of a mobile home fire on Sunday.


Posted on Sun, 29 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



El Diamante student gets ride of a lifetime to prom thanks to Cal Fire - Visalia Times-Delta
El Diamante student gets ride of a lifetime to prom thanks to Cal Fire  Visalia Times-Delta

El Diamante High School senior gets the ride of the lifetime — 16 years after a neighborhood gathering nearly claimed his life.


Posted on Sun, 12 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tulare County Fire Department breaks ground on station No. 1 - Foothills Sun Gazette
Tulare County Fire Department breaks ground on station No. 1  Foothills Sun Gazette

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. TULARE COUNTY – Gerald Lindsay has seen a lot of changes to fire *service* in Tulare County since he began as a volunteer ...


Posted on Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Body found in burning car, Tulare County detective ask for clues to help identify victim - Visalia Times-Delta
Body found in burning car, Tulare County detective ask for clues to help identify victim  Visalia Times-Delta

While firefighters were fighting a blaze in southern Tulare County they found something they weren't expecting, a body.


Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Visalia jump-starts emergency medical unit - Foothills Sun Gazette
Visalia jump-starts emergency medical unit  Foothills Sun Gazette

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. VISALIA – Despite what its name suggests, the Visalia Fire Department continues to see its medical related calls increase far ...


Posted on Wed, 24 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Cigarette butt could be the cause of Visalia house fire - Visalia Times-Delta
Cigarette butt could be the cause of Visalia house fire  Visalia Times-Delta

Visalia firefighters were called to a house fire near Four Creeks Elementary School on Wednesday morning.


Posted on Wed, 25 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Car crashes into Visalia home, catches fire with woman pinned underneath - KMPH Fox 26
Car crashes into Visalia home, catches fire with woman pinned underneath  KMPH Fox 26

A Visalia woman is in bad shape after police say a drunk driver slammed into her bedroom while she was sitting inside. “It was like a big bang, like an ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



 

 
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