Lincoln Fire Department

Fire station closures March 5 prompts following letter to the five City Councilmen

I am a retired firefighter with 35 years experience (25 years as a captain) in a large city, Oakland. After retiring in 2000, I moved to Lincoln where I became a volunteer assista ...

Two fire stations temporarily close March 5

When three firefighters did not show up for a morning shift change March 5, it sparked social media rumors that Lincoln Fire Department personnel were staging a protest. Lincoln P ...

Lincoln firefighters are great

Had a rude awakening Sunday evening about 11.  All of the smoke detectors were screaming.  After a quick inspection revealed no smoke or fire, I called the 9-1-1 operator ...

Single vehicle roll over on Twelve Bridges Drive

At round 9 a.m. Tuesday, December 16 a single vehicle roll over was reported on Twelve Bridges Drive overpass. Currently Lincoln Fire and Lincoln Police are on hand. Motorists advi ...

Update for Lincoln flooding

“We have some localized flooding in various intersections throughout the city,” city of Lincoln public information officer, Thompson said at 2:30 p.m. today (Dec. 11).& ...

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 ...