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Lincoln Railcar Fire

August 24, 2011

LINCOLN, CA, Aug. 24, 2011 – Firefighters continue to battle a propane tanker railcar fire in the City of Lincoln. The mandatory evacuation order put in effect yesterday by Lincoln Police and the Placer County Sheriff’s Department remains in effect for the area within a 1 mile radius of the fire.

Evacuation centers are located at: Club Lincoln at 830 Groveland Lane, Kilaga Springs Lodge at 1167 Sun City Blvd., Lincoln Community Center at Joiner Parkway and First Street.

Lincoln has established a public information line at (916) 434-2450 for all questions from the public about the incident.

Coverage by Channel 3 from the press conference held in Lincoln at 9:30 this morning is available at:

http://livewire.kcra.com/Event/Explosion_Possible_In_Lincoln_Rail_Car_Fire#ixzz1VyCKlJsa

Other local news channels are also covering the story.

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