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Scientists convene at Sac State for “Water and Fire: Impacts of Climate Change”

Joel Boland

April 11, 2016

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Fire department responds to incident at Hornet Bookstore

Fire department responds to incident at Hornet Bookstore

Vu Chau

April 1, 2016

Sacramento State police and the city’s fire department responded to an incident that occurred at the Hornet Bookstore between 2 and 3 p.m. on Friday. The Sacramento Fire Department reported that the pulley belts inside the air conditioning unit rubbed against one another that led to its malf...

Fire in storage shed by The WELL damages equipment

Fire in storage shed by The WELL damages equipment

Jonathan Ayestas

March 17, 2015

Smoke from a fire poured out of the storage shed on the side of the outdoor track by The WELL at Sacramento State. Sacramento Fire Department was dispatched at 3:32 p.m. to respond to the fire. The storage shed contains equipment for varying departments including the pole vault team, The WEL...

Students uninformed about campus evacuation plans

Students uninformed about campus evacuation plans

Randall Benton- McClatchy Tribun

September 24, 2014

On Sept. 11, the smell of smoke and fire penetrated the air behind the University Union. All that could be made out amongst the cloudy light grey sky were tiny lights of three fire trucks racing to quickly extinguish a fire at the levee.This was not the first incident this semester. Four fire alarms have ...

Fire spreads by campus, quickly put out

State Hornet Staff

September 23, 2014

A grass fire broke out on the American River Bike Trail close to Sacramento State this evening, making it the third one since Sept. 7.Sac City Fire Department responded to the call at 5:23 p.m., with the cause under investigation, said Battalion Chief Craig Wiedenhoeft. The crew extinguished the fir...

Sacramento State design gallery open for business after fire

Natalie Gray

March 15, 2013

The Department of Design Gallery rose from the ashes Wednesday during its re-opening in Mariposa Hall. After a fire destroyed the gallery in October 2011, faculty and students came together to see the renovations and student artwork."The appearance of the gallery is much cleaner," said senior photography...

Hot or not: Who is on fire and who is cold as ice?

Hot or not: Who is on fire and who is cold as ice?

State Hornet Staff

March 5, 2013

Cold:Mikh McKinneyShooting guardFlashy shooting guard for the Sacramento State men’s basketball team, Mikh McKinney, has been one of the top scorers on the team all season. But lately, his offense has been somewhat of a disappointment.Transfer student McKinney established himself as a starter since he p...

Body found in American River

Body found in American River

Natalie Gray and Alex Poggione

March 5, 2013

Update: The Sacramento Bee is reporting the body found in the American River on Tuesday is that of 59-year-old Mark Lauchli, who was reported missing in February. A body was found in the American River this morning at approximately 7:02 a.m. An employee of the E.A. Fairbairn Water Treatment Plant,...

Explosion causes fire at The Villas apartments

Explosion causes fire at The Villas apartments

Alexandra Poggione and Chanel Saidi

February 25, 2013

A small explosion caused a fire at The Villas at La Riviera apartments around 3:10 this afternoon. The fire originated in the maintenance room of building 7841, and was out before the fire department arrived. The cause is still unknown.  Gil Lopez, who lives directly above the maintenance room, heard ...

CAL Fire declares fall fires as arson

State Hornet Staff

December 7, 2011

After nearly two months of investigating, CAL Fire officials have concluded both Oct. 13 fires were declared arson.CAL Fire was called in to investigate the source of the flames after their occurrence. Before officially declaring it an arson, CAL Fire had to search for clues and evidence."After a thoroug...

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