fire

Texas firefighting team jets in to battle Lincoln rail-tanker blaze

Outside help – including a hotshot crew of tanker fire experts from Texas – was helping Lincoln deal Wednesday with a potentially catastrophic propane fire in a railway tank ca ...

Citizen-crafted tax measure suggested Thursday

Resident Noreen Skillman was given the suggestion by Mayor Paul Joiner to write a tax measure during Thursday’s meeting of the city’s finance committee. That idea, along with r ...

Fire destroys house

One Third Street family is without a home after flames consumed it Sunday. No one was hurt in the fire, according to Lincoln Fire Chief Dave Whitt. “I’m happy because my family ...

Department heads recommend huge cuts

The message to close the General Fund’s structural deficit without the use of reserves was heard loud and clear by city staff during Wednesday night’s budget workshop. The thr ...

October fire destroyed two classrooms, damaged others

Although almost four months have passed since fire ripped through the B-wing at Glen Edwards Middle School, the smell of smoke still remains in the wing’s four classrooms. The fi ...

Spaghetti feed to help raise funds for fire-damaged GEMS

Know and Go: GEMS Spaghetti Feed When: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday Where: McBean Park Pavilion, 65 McBean Park Drive Cost: $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets can be purchased in ...

City focuses on possible severe cuts

In the face of scare-tactic accusations from some residents, city staff provided potential budget cuts to General Fund departments during Tuesday’s City Council meeting. More tha ...

Gov. declares state of emergency following Galleria arson

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency in Placer County Friday, a day after a man barricaded himself inside and set fires to the Galleria Mall. The pronouncement ...

Roseville's Westfield Galleria Mall ablaze, suspect ID'd

The quietest time of day at Roseville’s top landmark turned frantic Thursday when a man took over a store and set off several fires. Alexander Piggee forced a total evacuation o ...