New Nebraska Fires Breakout Thursday

RELEASE DATE: Apr 14, 2023

Incident: April 11th Fires

Cooksley Complex Fires - Cooksley, Milburn Ave. and Pleasant Valley fires- Custer and Blaine Counties Custer County Emergency Management Director Mark Rempe reports the Cooksley Fire started...

Nebraska Fire Activity

RELEASE DATE: Apr 13, 2023

Incident: April 11th Fires

McCann Fire in Cherry County – 60 percent contained     7,040 Acres     No injuries or fatalities The operational focus of incident command in...

Nebraska Fires Continue to Burn

RELEASE DATE: Apr 12, 2023

Incident: April 11th Fires

Critical Fire Weather Expected for Next 2 Days April 11, 2023 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  —  After wildfires started in six Nebraska counties Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Jim Pillen declared...

Fires Start in 6 Counties

RELEASE DATE: Apr 11, 2023

Incident: April 11th Fires

Wildfires in at least six counties were reported Tuesday afternoon because of dry and windy conditions across Nebraska.  Fire departments in Cherry, Garfield, Jefferson, Lincoln, Rock, and...

Gov. Pillen Visits Waconda-Beaver Lake Complex Fire

RELEASE DATE: Apr 10, 2023

Incident: Waconda-Beaver Lake Complex

April 10, 2023, Union, Nebraska — Gov. Jim Pillen and Maj Gen. Daryl Bohac toured the Waconda-Beaver Lake Complex Fire, Monday to survey the fires that burned approximately 697 acres in...

Locals and State respond to Lake Waconda Fire

RELEASE DATE: Apr 09, 2023

Incident: Waconda-Beaver Lake Complex

Union, Nebraska —More than 75 firefighters from 26 departments continue to work the Waconda Fire located just south of Lake Waconda in Cass County which has burned more than 650 acres. The fire...