Request for public assistance

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 — As the lead investigating agency, the California Highway Patrol is seeking witnesses and/or information associated with the multi-vehicle traffic collision which occurred at approximately 5:40 p.m. last Thursday, April 10 between a FedEx truck/trailer, a Nissan Altima and a chartered bus on Interstate 5 near the city of Orland, Calif. Tragically, the collision resulted in 10 fatalities, which included five high school students from Southern California.

Anyone with information, including photographs/video of the collision, is asked to contact Officer Lacey Heitman at 225-2715. Heitman may also be contacted via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Your assistance is greatly appreciated.

Human remains identified

Thursday, April 10, 2014 — Human remains found in October 2013 have been identified as those of Edgar Carrera, of Doyle.

Carrera, who was 56 at the time, was reported as a missing person in September of 2012, having last been seen in late August of that year.

During the course of the investigation, many tips were received about Carrera’s whereabouts and circumstances of his disappearance. Based on this information, cadaver dogs were used in areas of southern Lassen County to search for Carrera, but were unsuccessful. 

Read more: Human remains identified

Fire crews respond to early morning fire

Tuesday, April 8 — Firefighters responded to a garage fire on Forest Drive in Lake Forest early this morning, Tuesday, April 8.

According to Eric Ewing, chief of office of emergency services, the fire burned the outside wall and extended into the attic of the detached building.

Some damage was sustained to the structure and roof and there was minimal property damage to the items inside the garage, according to Ewing.
There was also good clearance around the building and no other structures were threatened.

Three engines from Lake Forest, CalFire and Susan River Fire Protection District responded to the incident at approximately 6:45 a.m.

The cause is under investigation.

Read more: Fire crews respond to early morning fire


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