Lincoln Fire Department

Fire department receives $50,000 for firefighting equipment

Beginning early next year, the Lincoln Fire Department will receive a much-needed new vehicle fitted to fight grassland fires. On Tuesday night, City Council approved funds from t ...

Power outage hits part of Lincoln Hills and Twelve Bridges area

There is a power outage in north Lincoln Hills and near the Twelve Bridges area, as of Monday afternoon. It is unknown at this time how many homes are affected. Lincoln Hill ...

Fire department douses suspicious blaze Tuesday in LincolnCrossing

Arson could be the cause of a Tuesday-morning fire in Lincoln Crossing that scorched grassland near a popular walking trail, according toLincoln’s top fire-department offici ...

Two vehicle fires scorch fields near Lincoln

Residents on cell phones called in reports of two fires on Monday and Tuesday, alerting Cal Fire and Lincoln firefighters, according to local fire officials. On Monday, a grass fi ...

Fire department hires new recruit

When Ryan Bevilacqua was little, he “loved to wave at the big red fire engines roaring by” and wanted to be a firefighter when he grew up. As of this month, the 27-yea ...

Lincoln Fire Department reopens Fire Station No. 33

The Lincoln Fire Department reopened Fire Station No. 33 with the goal of providing faster initial emergency response times this week.   Lincoln’s Fire Station N ...

Dillman Range fire being contained

A grassfire at Dillman Range off the 1500 block of Sheridan Lincoln Boulevard is being contained Monday afternoon. About a dozen shooters evacuated the property at 1 p.m. There we ...

Firefighters’ response time considered in council’s decision

Given the numerous comments and questions regarding the Lincoln City Council’s recent decision to open the third fire station utilizing a two-person per engine staffing mo ...

Lincoln fire gets ‘more boots on the ground’

Mike Allison is grinning like a kid with a brand new toy — a big red fire engine. Tuesday was Allison’s second day on the job as a Lincoln reserve firefighter and Fire ...

Opening third fire station isn’t as easy as it sounds

When The News Messenger’s office manager saw smoke blowing from her detached workshop in February, she envisioned her house burning within minutes. By the time she ran f ...