propane

Another View: Fuel tanker fire tests character

Last week’s propane fire (in Lincoln) was both an emergency that easily could have turned into a disaster, and a major test of our community’s character. We all breathed sighs ...

Businesses reopen, residents return home

Downtown Lincoln appeared to be back to normal Thursday afternoon after evacuees from a tanker fire returned to their homes and businesses reopened. An estimated 10,000 residents ...

Texas firefighting team jets in to battle Lincoln rail-tanker blaze

Outside help – including a hotshot crew of tanker fire experts from Texas – was helping Lincoln deal Wednesday with a potentially catastrophic propane fire in a railway tank ca ...

Placer reports progress on Serene Lakes propane leaks

Placer County was reporting progress Monday in an effort to plug Serene Lakes propane leaks but there are still five properties considered active. Since the first leaks were discov ...

Placer County gets tough on Serene Lakes propane leaks

With one unoccupied Serene Lakes cabin destroyed in an explosion and two dozen propane systems at other homes determined to have dangerous leaks, Placer County Executive Officer To ...