tanker fire

Another View: Auburn Salvation Army’s present in the community

As Chairman of The Salvation Army Advisory Board, I would like to thank the community, its citizens and the business and the faith basis communities for helping The Salvation Army ...

Tanker fire 9-1-1 tapes released Friday

It took less than ten minutes for all of Lincon’s on duty public safety to be dispatched to the scene of last week’s tanker fire, according to police at a Friday press conferen ...

Caring spirit evident at fire

It is hard to find the appropriate words to express our thanks to all of those individuals who saved our homes, our lives and our community during the recent emergency with the tan ...

Dispatcher’s actions crucial to last week’s propane fire’s positive outcome

Lincoln’s police and fire chiefs praised the sole dispatcher on duty during last week’s tanker fire. The praise for police dispatcher Terri Leedy came during a press conferenc ...

Why permit a propane tank yard next to homes and school?

Someone already has a letter in the Sacramento Bee asking the obvious question, “Why did people build next to a propane tank yard?” Was it the home builder’s fault? Did the R ...

City did an outstanding job putting out tanker fire

It'll probably take weeks to determine what caused last week’s propane tanker fire in downtown Lincoln. The fire caused the two-day evacuation of about 10,000 residents and all d ...

Tanker fire investigation report not yet released

As of Monday, no report has been released regarding the cause of last week’s tanker fire in Lincoln. Although an on-scene investigation into last week’s tanker fire is complete ...

Tanker fire stresses staff importance

It’s been a stressful and exhausting past few days for everyone. I wanna thank the Lincoln Police Department, Lincoln Fire Department and any other agency that battled this disas ...

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 ...

Evacuees sleep in cars, make friends at shelters

Although remaining concerned, evacuees seemed to be OK on Wednesday at the Lincoln Community Center, one of three evacuation shelters set up in Lincoln. Police evacuated 4,800 resi ...