Dec 242013
 
A four-legged toy drive

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 18, 2013 – Roberta Firoved (pictured) was among the members of the West Sacramento Trail Riders Association who rode to Southport’s Fire Station 45 with a delivery of holiday toys for local distribution.Club members met at Tower Mart on Linden Road’s southern intersection with Jefferson, and rode north on Jefferson [...]

Dec 142013
 
Horsemen bearing gifts:

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 11, 2013 – The West Sacramento Trail Riders Association – a local horse riding group – plans their annual “Trail Ride for Kids” beginning 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 15. Above, club members are seen in a previous year’s “Toy Ride” (photo courtesy of West Sacramento Fire Department). This Sunday, the [...]

Dec 092013
 
'Santa Run' starts tonight: Santa rides a fire truck through West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 4, 2013 – The West Sacramento Fire Department and West Sacramento Firefighter’s Association are preparing for the annual “Santa Run” through West Sacramento. With the help of many off-duty firefighter “elves,” Santa will be riding through various neighborhoods on an elaborately decorated fire truck “sleigh” and handing out candy canes [...]

Sep 242013
 
Fire takes barn & vehicles

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 18, 2013 – West Sacramento and Sacramento firefighters both responded to a challenging fire in rural Southport on September 6. They found a “fully involved” detached garage and barn — with no fire hydrants nearby at the Hilary Avenue location. Firefighters shuttled fire from a water tender vehicle, and kept [...]

Jul 312013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 31, 2013 – West Sacramento firefighters will be practicing their fire control techniques over the next couple of hours (early afternoon, July 31) at a Southport structure donated for their use. The controlled burn will take place at 3450 Marshall Road, near Golden Gate Drive. According to Division Chief Becky Ramirez, [...]

May 192013
 
Firefighters put out trailer fire, take part in simulated West Sacramento flood

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 15, 2013 – West Sacramento’s firefighters responded to a burning travel trailer (above) on May 5. The trailer at 744 Walnut Street was being used as a residence. They controlled the fire in about 10 minutes, but the trailer and its contents were determined to be “a total loss,” reports [...]