City of Lincoln
Fire & Rescue Department
Welcome to Station #8
Station 8 is the second oldest (1958) and one of the busiest stations in Lincoln. Station 8 is located at the intersection of 17th Street and Van Dorn Street and serves several Lincoln neighborhoods including the Country Club and Indian Village.
Fire Station 8 is home to Truck 8, Engine 8 and Medic 8. Truck 8 is staffed with a captain, fire apparatus operator and two firefighters. Engine 8 is staffed with a captain, fire apparatus operator, firefighter and a firefighter/paramedic. Medic 8 is staffed with a firefighter (driver) and a firefighter/ paramedic. The crews work on three separate shifts each lasting 24 hours.
Truck 8 is responsible for search, rescue, and ventilation operations at fires. At rescue incidents, Truck 8 mitigates hazards and performs technical rescue operations. Within our district, Truck 8 will respond to medical incidents to stabilize and assist with patient care. Technical rescue disciplines include high and low angle rope rescue, confined space, ice rescue, trench rescue, and water emergencies. In addition, Truck 8 performs public service duties such as lift assists and hazardous gas monitoring.
Engine 8 is responsible for fire extinguishment at fires. Engine 8 responds to many medical emergencies. Within our district, Engine 8 will respond to medical incidents to stabilize and assist with patient care. Engine 8 will assist in technical rescue disciplines include; rope rescue, confined space, ice rescue, trench rescue, water emergencies, lift assist and hazardous gas monitoring.
Medic 8 is responsible for medical triage, patient assessment care, and transportation. Medic 8 responds city and county wide to any type of medical call, based on available medic units in service.
Serving Our Community
We are proud to serve the City of Lincoln and the neighborhoods within. Your safety is our number one concern. The members of Station 8 invite you to stop for a visit to see and learn more about your neighborhood fire station.