Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger This flare-up happened during the overhaul process, which Lincoln Fire Chief Dave Whitt said was ?the search for hidden and remaining fire.? Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish it.
Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger Firefighters worked to vent the roof. ?We cut a hole in the roof so we can extinguish the fire and it releases toxic gasses,? Lincoln Fire Chief Dave Whitt said.
Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger During the salvage process, one Roseville firefighter brought to the family what looked like a wedding album and toolbox.
Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger Smoke from Sunday?s fire could be seen from a block away at about 12:30 p.m., along with numerous sirens from the multiple agencies responding to the fire. The Lincoln Police Department barricaded the street from motorists.
Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger At least 50 residents lined the streets, some from neighboring houses, others from apartment complexes in the area.
Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger What used to be a couch was hauled out as firefighters removed contents of the house.
Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger Contents of a second-floor bedroom were removed via the window, including this mattress.
Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger Homeowner Juan Huerta and his son, Luis, 9, look on as contents of their home are removed and placed on the front lawn.
Stephanie Dumm/News Messenger Lincoln Fire Chief Dave Whitt (right) discusses the situation with Placer County Fire Battalion Chief Fred Lopez as firefighters work to prevent further damage to a neighboring house.