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  • Elderly woman hit by a vehicle exiting the Albertson's parking lot

    Karen Ossenfort|Updated May 25, 2022

    North County Fire Protection District responded to a vehicle versus an elderly woman at the entrance of the Albertson’s parking lot around 8:11 pm Tuesday, May 24. The south parking lot entrance was closed for a short time while firefighter paramedics checked the victim. She refused medical treatment. The parking lot entrance was reopened. California Highway Patrol is investigating the accident....

  • Smoke disrupts Slurpee business at 7-11

    Karen Ossenfort|Updated May 19, 2022

    UPDATE - A clerk at 7-11 has said that there was no fire there, only smoke. An early Sunday morning fire at the 7-11 at Main and Fallbrook Street, was quickly extinguished. A call went out around 5:30 am when a 7-11 employee heard a pop and smelled smoke and called the fire department, said North County Fire Protection District spokesman John Choi. Turns out the Slurpy machine wiring overheated and ignited. Firefighters were there quickly and prevented the fire from spreading. They removed the Slurpy machine. Overnight, at...

  • UPDATE: North Zone Strike Team and an OES Strike Team are on their way home from Coastal Fire

    Karen Ossenfort|Updated May 14, 2022

    UPDATE; 05-14-22 11:30 am The North Zone Strike Team and an OES Strike Team are on their way home from the Laguna Niguel Coastal Fire, according to John Choi, spokesman for North County Fire Protection District. North Zone Strike Team consists of NCFPD, Vista, Carlsbad, Rincon, Pala and Rancho Santa Fe. Choi said NCFPD also deployed two engines to assist with the Costal Fire. Both engines have returned. The OES Strike Team had two north San Diego fire agencies, Vista Fire and...

  • Early Saturday morning accident results in injury

    Karen Ossenfort|Updated May 14, 2022

    Around 9 a.m. Saturday, May 14, an accident with two vehicles on Ammunition at Alturas resulted in an injury. The victim refused medical attention. Cause of the accident is under investigation....

  • One injury reported in Thursday afternoon accident

    Karen Ossenfort, Village News|Updated May 12, 2022

    A mid-Thursday (May 12) afternoon accident reported at 3:44 pm resulted in injuries. The two-vehicle accident was at E. Fallbrook Street and Debra Ann. Traffic was diverted by California Highway Patrol. "The single vehicle with a driver in a Dodge Caravan struck a Lincoln Navigator, which was parked, " said NCFPD spokesman John Choi. "We had one adult female transport to Palomar Hospital ... mild status." The cause of the accident is under investigation....

  • Three vehicles involved in crash on South Mission

    Karen Ossenfort|Updated May 9, 2022

    One person was taken to Temecula Valley Hospital with injuries sustained in a multi-vehicle collision at 11:02 a.m. Monday at the intersection of South Mission Road and Quail Knoll Road in Fallbrook. Another woman, who had minor injuries, refused to be transported to hospital. The three-vehicles involved included a black Nissan Cube, a silver sedan, and a purple sedan. The accident is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol. North County Fire Protection District...

  • Teen dies from flu-related complications

    Karen Ossenfort, Special to the Village News|Updated Feb 9, 2018

    Fallbrook High School graduate of 2017, Hunter Michael Conner, died Jan. 17, 2018, from complications of the flu. "Hunter was only 18 when he died, but he led a meaningful and purpose-driven life, full of joy, a thirst for learning, and a heart for those who were hurting," his parents, Troy and Rose Conner, said. Hunter is survived by his parents and his brother John. The family lives in Rainbow. Hunter's Memorial Service will be at 10 a.m., Feb. 10 at Rancho Community...