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Coachella Valley residents among the 6 people killed in a plane crash near Lake Tahoe

Three Coachella Valley residents were killed when a private jet crashed near Lake Tahoe earlier this week. On Monday afternoon, a Bombardier CL 600 twin-engine jet crashed near a golf course in Truckee, California. The crash killed all six people aboard the plane, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office confirmed on Wednesday. The National Transportation Safety The post Coachella Valley residents among the 6 people killed in a plane crash near Lake Tahoe appeared first on KESQ.
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CA, NV Governors Tour Site of Huge Wildfire

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — Governors of California and Nevada called for more federal firefighting assistance Wednesday as they toured a region blackened by one of several massive wildfires that have destroyed dozens of homes in the West. Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak and California Gov. Gavin Newsom stood on ashen ground...
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4 killed in fiery California plane crash

A total of four people were killed in a small jet plane crash in Truckee, a small town about 100 miles northeast of Sacramento, officials said. There were two crew members and two passengers on board the Bombardier CL-600-2B16 Challenger 605 at the time of the crash Monday, CBS Sacramento reported.

Tamarack fire evacuations lifted in Douglas county

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Nev. (KOLO) -Today Douglas county lifted all evacuations and road closures, allowing people to return to their homes. Tamarack Fire Information officer Mike De Fries says since many areas are still in close proximity to the fire, there are a few things homeowners should know. “Inspect your property,...
Carson City, NVNevada Appeal

Woman pulls trigger, no bullet in chamber, Carson City Sheriff says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent unless convicted in court. • At 12:09 a.m., William Hobson, 47, and Nicole Sturges, 36, were arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop on Carson Street. Dispatch reported his driver’s license was revoked and she didn’t have a license. A search before towing the vehicle found a small amount of meth and a spoon. Both were charged with possession of meth and paraphernalia. He was charged with driving on a revoked license. His bail was set at $4,000, hers was set at $3,500.

3 people rescued in near drowning at Lake Tahoe

STATELINE, Nev. (KOLO) - Three people are recovering after being rescued from Lake Tahoe Monday afternoon. A crew from Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District was called to an area near Marla Bay for people in distress and responded in its Marine 24 Fire Boat. Fire officials say when they arrived,...
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6 People Were Killed In Truckee Plane Crash, Sheriff Says

TRUCKEE (CBS13) — Authorities are now saying that a total of six people were killed in Monday’s small jet plane crash in Truckee. The FAA originally stated there were two crew members and two passengers on the Bombardier CL-600-2B16 Challenger 605 at the time of the crash. On Wednesday, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office revealed that there were actually six people confirmed dead in the crash. Confirmed by @NevCoSheriff – six people died in #truckee when a jet crashed near the Ponderosa Golf course. @CBSSacramento The @FAANews previously reported four people died in the crash. — Laura Haefeli (@LauraHaefeli) July 28, 2021 Due to the severity of the crash as well as the fire, the sheriff’s office says they are having to use DNA to identify the bodies. No one on the ground was injured, authorities have said. The plane was making its approach to the Truckee-Tahoe Airport when it crashed into a heavily-treed area near Reynolds Way. The plane had departed from Coeur d’Alene Airport in Idaho, the FAA says. The crash sparked a wildland fire that was promptly contained. Video from a nearby surveillance camera captured the moment the plane went down. Exactly what caused the crash is now under investigation by the FAA and NTSB.
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Tamarack Fire containment grows to 59%, burns over 68K acres

MARKLEEVILLE, Calif. (AP/KTXL) — Crews continued to battle a wildfire that’s burning on both sides of the California-Nevada border as Gov. Gavin Newsom and Gov. Steve Sisolak visited the area Wednesday. The Tamarack Fire burning south of Lake Tahoe has scorched 68,393 acres of timber and head-high chaparral in national...