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Monday night fire causes $50,000 in damage to local residence

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[November 27, 2013]  Monday evening, firefighters from the Lincoln Fire Department and Lincoln Rural Fire Protection District responded to a fire call on Community Drive. Below is the text from the city fire department's call report.


On November 25, 2013 the Lincoln Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 4 Community Drive, Lincoln.

Lincoln fire (units) arrived and encountered heavy smoke at the front door. The entry team entered the structure and pulled the owner of the property from the structure. The female victim was taken to the ambulance and checked out by Logan County Paramedics. The victim was not injured and refused treatment.

Also on the scene was Lincoln Rural Fire. The Lincoln fire department would like to thank Lincoln Rural, Atlanta, Mount Pulaski, and Latham Fire departments for their assistance during the fire.

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The damage to the structure was approximately $50,000. The origin of the fire was in the garage.

Fire was found in the garage and the second floor walls.

The cause of this fire is under investigation.

Investigator Tim L. Aper
Assistant Chief Steve Dahm

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