Firefighters Deal With Aftermath Of Brannan Island Fire

ISLETON (CBS13) — After the Brannan Island Fire, firefighters continue to extinguish small “smokers” and are investigating whether the area is safe for residents of the area to return to their homes, said the River Delta Fire District. This past week, dozens of homes in an RV park in Brannan Island were destroyed after a vegetation fire fueled by high winds burned out of control on Monday. Although residents pulled together to get community members out safely, the aftermath of the fire has been devastating. Firefighters are continuing to patrol the area 24/7 to make sure that the fire has been completely extinguished. Unfortunately, there are still small areas that continue to smoke. Concerning the situation, the River Delta Fire District said, “The majority of the ‘smokers’ are located within the interior of the fire area and will likely continue to pop up due [to] the peat soil conditions. We are also continuing our efforts in working with neighbors to locate their pets and provide food and water for them. We are grateful for all of the donations, love, and support from our community as…

Man, 34, Stabbed While Being Robbed By 3 Men In Stockton

STOCKTON (CBS13) — A man was recovering this weekend after being stabbed during a robbery in Stockton, police said on Saturday. It happened at around 9:30 Friday night at East Market and South Sierra Nevada streets, a block away from the Washington Street entrance onto Highway 4. Police say the 34-year-old victim was walking when he was approached by three Black men who stabbed him and stole his property. A good samaritan drove the victim to the hospital. He’s expected to recover from his injuries. Further suspect information was not available.

Sierra Road Closures Take Effect Sunday Evening Due To Snowstorm

SONORA (CBS13) — Due to a predicted snowstorm in the Sierra, several major mountain roads will be closed Sunday night, according to Caltrans District 9. Caltrans reported that Sonora Pass will close at 3:00 p.m., State Route 120 West will close at 4:00 p.m., and Monitor Pass will close at around 5:00 p.m. They reported that the roads will be reassessed for safety on Monday, and will reopen if they are deemed safe. ATTN DRIVERS: With another snowstorm in the forecast, @Caltrans9 is closing 3 mountain roads on Sunday, October 17. – Sonora Pass will close at 3:00pm– State Route 120 W will close at 4:00 pm.– Monitor Pass will close at 5:00 pm. All three roads will be assessed on Monday. pic.twitter.com/Qtuxzm43Mb — Caltrans District 9 (@Caltrans9) October 15, 2021 The National Weather Service Sacramento said snow is expected in the Northern Sierra at elevations above 5,500 feet from Sunday evening through Sunday morning. Drivers all through the Sierra are encouraged to have chains ready, prepare for delays and watch out for slick roads. Light rain is also expected throughout Northern California. The National…