Our mission at the Lincoln Fire & Rescue Department is to protect and save lives and property. To educate the community, businesses and schools on fire prevention, to have compassion to all and to be dedicated to excellence.
Risk Management Statement
When responding we will do so assuming we can save lives and/or property.
We will risk ourselves if necessary knowing we can save a life.
Within a structured plan we will assume some risk to save property.
Property or life that is already lost will limit our response to the situation.
Service We Provide
Personnel at Lincoln Fire & Rescue are dedicated and charged with the duties of protecting life and property. Those functions are performed by fighting fires, answering emergency medical calls along with performing other hazardous duties.
Fire Suppression: The fire department responds to fires involving structures, equipment, vehicles, and land.
Emergency Medical Service: The Department operates two advanced life support ambulances with a licensed paramedic. Each fire engine is equiped with medical supplies to supplement emergency calls. The Department provides emergency calls and transports to local hospitals.
Fire Investigation Lincoln has a recognized fire investigation unit consisting of police certified personnel and an arson detection dog, one of the few in the state.
Training: The Department supports an extensivehas training program to meet emergency needs such as: vehicle extracation, aircraft fires, high angle, trench, and confined space rescue.
Hazardous Material Response: The Department has personnel trained to respond to hazardous material incidents. The department responds to all levels of hazardous material incidents.
Water Rescue: The Department has a trained dive rescue team and boat ready for water rescue. The Department supplements the services of the Police Department dive team when requested.
Child Safety: The Department has two officers certified to install child safety seats and provide instructions on installing child safety seating.
Fire Safety Education: The Department has officers who provide safety training to local schools and businesses.
Organization: The Department is organized with a Chief, Assistant Chief, 3 Captains, and 7 lieutenants.