Fire

200-acre fire burns between Foresthill and Colfax

  More than 250 firefighters were working into Wednesday night against the threat of increasing winds to stop the spread of the Robbers Fire. The fire erupted in steep canyon ...

Life continues after devastating fire

Life can literally change in mere seconds. While we often forget that fact as we run through our everyday routines, it sometimes takes a neighbor’s misfortunes to remind us not ...

Roseville blaze 100 percent contained; no homes burned

A grass fire that was likely sparked during a police chase was 100 percent contained Wednesday afternoon, but not before giving residents of a Roseville neighborhood the scare of t ...

Local help headed to Auburn fire victims

While spending her Sunday at home Aug. 30, Lincoln Police Dispatcher Melissa Reali turned on the TV and saw the news coverage of the devastating fire in Auburn, and she was inspire ...

Suspicious fires torch garage

No one was injured in a pair of suspicious fires that torched a patch of bamboo and a detached garage housing a boat Thursday evening, according to Fire Chief Dave Whitt. The two ...

'Golden Handshakes' a possibility

City Council unanimously voted to take the first step to offering “Golden Handshake” retirement incentives Tuesday. The incentive could prevent further layoffs of city staff, ...

Fire in Catta Verdera

Nobody was injured when two maintenance sheds on the Catta Verdera Golf Course burned Thursday afternoon. While the cause of the fire is undetermined, firefighters are unable to r ...

Snapshot of a firefighter

What firefighter John Ferry enjoys most about his job is helping people. “If they call us, usually something has gone wrong,” Ferry said. If helping Lincoln’s citizens is t ...

Golf cart fires prevantable

One kind of easily avoidable fire is becoming an increasingly common problem in Lincoln. A recent golf cart fire in Lincoln Hills was the latest in a rash of similar fires, accord ...