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  • 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

    “Day of Giving” For Boles Fire Victims

    "Day of Giving" For Boles Fire Victims

    September 22, 2014

    NewsWatch 12 has teamed up with Goodwill, The Red Cross and The United Way for a "Day of Giving" today, Monday, Sept. 22nd from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. to help the victims of the Boles Fire in Weed, Ca.

    Some Firefighter Crews Leaving Weed

    Some Firefighter Crews Leaving Weed

    September 21, 2014

    At one point the Boles Fire had more than a thousand fire fighters on scene. The Cal Fire Incident Management Team will be gone, leaving local resources in charge. The fire camp at the fairgrounds in Yreka is being taken down.

    Church Service Continues After Fire

    Church Service Continues After Fire

    September 21, 2014

    As residents return to their homes and fire crews move out, church services continue. Nothing remains of the Presbyterian Church after the Boles Fire destroyed it and the Catholic Church across the street. Even with no building, service went on.