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  • Police Discuss Boles Fire Arrest

    Police Discuss Boles Fire Arrest

    October 12, 2014

    The Boles Fire investigation has been a joint effort between the Weed Police Department, Siskiyou County Sheriff's Department and CAL-Fire Investigators. Marshall now faces charges of Arson of an Inhabited Structure or Property, Arson of Forest Land and Arson of Property of Another.

    Boles Fire Suspect’s Father Speaks Out

    Boles Fire Suspect's Father Speaks Out

    October 12, 2014

    Weed Police arrested Beau Marshall on Saturday. He does not think his son is responsible for starting the fire, however, Ron Marshall also said because his son moves around frequently, beau may have lit fires in the street to stay warm at times.

    Timber Companies Salvage Burned Trees

    Timber Companies Salvage Burned Trees

    October 9, 2014

    Fruitgrowers Supply Company, one of the oldest operations in Siskiyou County, lost 13,400 acres in the beaver fire, roughly 30,000 acres total throughout the state - that's 12% of their total land. In order to cut their losses, they'll have to log these trees in the next year, as many of these trees

    Strength of Weed Emerges from Ashes

    Strength of Weed Emerges from Ashes

    September 22, 2014

    One week ago Monday, the Boles Fire ripped thought the city of Weed in a matter of minutes. Some had only seconds to grab what they could and get out. Fire leaders reported Monday, 143 homes were completely destroyed while another 93 are considered unlivable. What few possessions that are left, sudd