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Reader Input: Take steps to build rural fire protection

Do you want rural fire protection? In essence,  it is about tax revenues in small districts being substantial enough to sustain and improve local fire protection. Should the O ...

Foresthill Fire gets new ambulance

A new ambulance might not sound like a big deal to some, but when you are in Foresthill it could mean the difference between life and death. The Foresthill Fire Protection Distri ...

Fire crew and medics a team

I, too, wondered why a fire truck was sent with each ambulance on a 911 call (“Money trail tough to follow,” Reader Input, June 18).I found out why last December. I was ...

Measure B will help save lives

Until Feb. 24 I had little interest in Measure B, but that was before I required Newcastle Fire Department’s medical response services. At 4 a.m. on the 24th I was suffering fro ...

Resident offers budget savings

A couple of years ago, it was necessary to use the emergency services of the city of Lincoln. I called 911 and got an immediate response. Great service. However, when the first res ...

Thank you for exemplary help

Thank you. I would like to say thank you to all the people involved when I had to call 911 on Jan. 11 for my wife. From the operators who handled the call, to the fire department ...