Fire Department

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 ...

Lincoln's first fire engine

In 1930, the Lincoln City Council approved the purchase of the city’s first fire engine to fight the “demon fire,” according to the March 20, 1930 edition of the News Messeng ...

Gas smell at City Hall not threatening

A gas smell at City Hall Thursday afternoon proved to be non-threatening, firefighters said.City Councilwoman Linda Stackpoole said she smelled gas outside City Hall around 4 p.m. ...