Stalled hay truck creating back up on 299E in Hatchet Pass

HATCHET PASS — CHP is headed to Hatchet Pass, about seven miles southwest of Burney, after receiving reports of a tractor trailer combo that broke down in the westbound lane of 299E, according to a CHP incident log. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Anderson motorcyclist ID’d after fatal Redding crash SUV passing on curve before 299E head-on crash with big-rig CHP […]

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One dead, one injured, after motorcyclist hits dog in Burney

BURNEY — A motorcyclist was killed after hitting a dog in the small mountain community of Burney, about 35 miles east of Redding, Friday evening, June 14. A female passenger on the motorcycle sustained moderate injuries after the collision, which happened on Highway 299E, just west of Enterprise Dr. According to a CHP incident log, the fatal accident happened shortly […]

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Knife-wielding Burney teen steals truck – pursuit and crash follow

BURNEY — A 14-year-old who reportedly brandished a knife at her aunt while stealing her pickup truck yesterday evening later led Burney deputies on a short pursuit that was cancelled for safety reasons. Just minutes after the pursuit was cancelled and the teen was no longer being followed by officers, the girl lost control of the stolen pickup truck and […]

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Man who fled from deputies arrested – stolen vehicle recovered

BURNEY — Sheriff’s officials in Burney recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested a local man who tried to flee from them earlier today, Wednesday, May 29. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: CHP hoists 3 from Sacramento River after boat overturns Woman who stabbed husband & slashed his throat arrested Two arrested after Mt. Shasta warrant yields drugs, more Bike lighting […]

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Rock slide blocking parts of 299E near Hatchet Summit

HATCHET SUMMIT — CHP and CalTrans officials are working to remove several large rocks and boulders that are reportedly blocking parts of SR-299E, about two and a half miles east of Hatchet Summit, according to a CHP incident log. It was not immediately known if today’s rainfall, the first of what is expected to be ten days straight of rain, […]

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UPDATE: Body found in Burney Creek last March ID’d

BURNEY — Officials announced today that a man whose lifeless body was pulled from Burney Creek early last March has now been positively identified as 41-year-old, Derwin Dick Hall, of Redding. Hall’s body was discovered partially submerged within the swollen creek near the diversion dam below the Park Ave. bridge, Sunday, March 3. Witnesses at the scene later told SCNS […]

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Burney couple thwarts fuel theft from excavator parked near Britton Dam

BURNEY — An eagle-eyed Burney couple driving on a rural mountain roadway near Lake Britton Dam thwarted an attempted gas theft from a PG&E excavator yesterday morning, Saturday, May 4. Although the couple were not able to get a description of the man who fled the scene after realizing he had been caught in the act of siphoning the excavator’s […]

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Area residents invited to Burney meeting on how to reduce wildfire risks

BURNEY — With the next fire season quickly approaching, residents from throughout the Intermountain area are invited to attend an upcoming public meeting that will be focusing on reducing fire danger risks. The meeting, scheduled for May 13, at Burney’s Veteran’s Memorial Hall from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., is being hosted by Burney Basin Fire Safe Council, Burney Chamber […]

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More details after Redding Hotshot crew crash injures 11

BURNEY — More details have emerged after Tuesday afternoon’s head-on, rollover traffic collision involving a U.S. Forest Service Hotshot crew and a passenger vehicle in the small mountain Intermountain community of Burney. This week’s crash injured eleven people, including all ten crew members of the Interagency Hotshot fire crew, which is based out of Redding and was reportedly returning to […]

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BREAKING: “Mass Casualty Incident” declared after Burney crash involving Redding Hotshot fire crew

WRITER’S NOTE: From the outset, this accident was declared by the on-scene Incident Commander to be a “Mass Casualty Incident”, or MCI. A mass casualty incident, sometimes called a multiple-casualty incident, is any incident in which emergency medical resources, such as personnel and equipment, are overwhelmed by the number and severity of casualties. The term does NOT refer to fatalities, […]

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