tanker fire

Tanker fire penalties handed down

Northern Energy has appealed all five citations received from CalOSHA as a result of last August?s propane tanker fire. Proposed penalties for the five citations are $42,975, but ...

Land use, safety considered for preventing future tanker fires

Both safety of the propane storage yard where last summer?s propane tank car fire occurred and where future facilities like it are placed in Lincoln are being considered to prevent ...

Tanker car water to be tested

Several bottlefuls of water were removed from the tank car involved in the August tanker fire on Monday morning. The contents of the tank car, 29,000 gallons of propane, burned fro ...

Tanker has yet to be moved from its current location

It is not known when the tank car involved in a propane fire will be moved by owner Union Tank Car Company for a forensic investigation, according to Lincoln Fire Chief Dave Whitt. ...

Propane tanker car has yet to be moved

The charred propane tank car involved in the Aug. 23-24 fire has not been moved from its current location near Nicolaus and J Streets. Lincoln Fire Chief Dave Whitt said Tuesday th ...

Tank car not moved yet

The propane tanker that caught fire Aug. 23 and caused the evacuation of 4,800 Lincoln homes and businesses has yet to be moved from its location on Nicolaus Road. The tank car is ...

Tanker fire burns fundraising effort at Fitness Boot Camp

It certainly wasn’t what the proprietors of Fusion Performance Training were hoping for after the forced postponement and rescheduling of their Fitness Boot Camp fundraiser turne ...

What city is doing to make sure another hazard doesn’t occur

Preventing another tank car fire will be discussed by city staff and City Council in the coming months. That’s according to City Manager Jim Estep and City Council members. On A ...

Lincoln lucky to have Fire Chief Dave Whitt

Congratulations: Fire Chief Dave Whitt, job extremely well done. Drawing on your knowledge and experience, you developed a plan, took charge and coordinated the event to its comple ...

City proves it has good disaster plan

I moved here to Lincoln in 2002. Due to the crazy world we seem to be living in, I have often wondered if our city has a good disaster plan in effect, should one be needed. The ans ...