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Wildfire in Winters Nearly Contained, Evacuation Orders Lifted

A fast-moving wildfire burning in Winters, California, is now 90 percent contained, and evacuation orders have been lifted. Cal Fire officials said the Wintu Fire burning in the small Yolo County town bordering Solano County has burned nearly 110 acres.

Blaze at Condo Site Under Construction Causes Evacuation of Nearby Residents

An enormous fire at a condo complex under construction in Natomas forced residents nearby to evacuate, although no burn injuries were reported. Crews with the Sacramento Fire Department arrived around 12:30 a.m. at the reported blaze at the East Commerce Way intersection with Gregory Thatch Circle to discover the unfinished Artisan Square Condo Complex engulfed in a fireball. Nearby trees ignited, and windows in some of the apartments nearby were shattered by the heat emanating from the blaze.

Toddler Killed, Two Hospitalized in Arden Area Fire

A heart-wrenching incident occurred to a young Sacramento family recently. A 3-year-old boy was tragically killed, and his brother and father were injured after a fire consumed their home. The incident happened at a fourplex apartment building in the Arden Arcade area just before 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 19, 2022.

Burn Prevention Safety Tips for Children

Burn injury accidents can occur at any age, but children are at a greater risk because they like to explore and are curious. Burn safety is a new concept for young children. Kids learn one of the most challenging lessons: flickering flames, stoves, and radiators can be painfully hot. If they play with lighters or matches, the consequences can threaten the entire family.

What to Do to Survive a House Fire

House fires are a top cause of death and property damage in the United States. Many people lose their homes and lives every year to fires that could have been prevented. Learning how to plan fire drills and prepare the right equipment can help you and your family survive a house fire.

Preventing Fire Accidents and Burn Injuries While Camping

As the weather warms up and Memorial Day weekend inches closer, most of us are turning to the great outdoors. Camping is a memorable activity to enjoy with friends and family. The best part of camping is listening to the hiss of a glowing campfire, roasting s’mores, and telling stories under the stars. However, if a campfire is not correctly built, maintained, and extinguished, it can be dangerous to everyone around it. So, before you roll up your sleeping bags and load up your coolers, it is important to follow some safety tips to prevent fire accidents and burn injuries.

Tips for Preventing Fires and Burns in Your Home

Fires and other burn accidents in your home can cause devastating injuries to you and your family. According to the American Burn Association, about 500,000 people in the U.S. are treated for burn injuries every year. However, not all burn injuries are caused by fires. Scalding water, household chemicals, and appliances can also cause burns. Most of these injuries can be prevented by making small changes in your home and taking simple precautions. Below are some things you can do to keep yourself and your family safe.

Two People Hurt after Jumping from Burning Apartment

Two people are recovering from their injuries after escaping an early morning fire at an apartment complex in Sacramento. Fire officials say the two unidentified adults suffered life-threatening injuries after jumping from a second-story balcony.

Delayed Blood Vessel Injury

Burn injuries are not unusual in a motor vehicle accident and the complications, such as blood vessel rupture, might not show up until weeks after the initial injury. In a severe auto accident, the inner workings of the vehicle are exposed. This presents ample opportunity for an individual to suffer a severe burn. Some of the possible sources include:

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