LINCOLN, NE. (THECOUNT) — Lincoln Fire and Rescue responded in numbers to a reported fire at the Golden Corral in north Lincoln.
Fire crews first received reports of a fire alarm sounding just before 5:00 a.m. Thursday. That response was quickly upgraded to a full fire response.
Golden Corral is near N 26th and Old Dairy in north Lincoln.
The morning commute may be slow in that area, reports 1011Now.
Injuries and damage is unknown at this time.
The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.
Golden Corral is located at, 3940 N 26th St, Lincoln, NE.
Geo quick facts: Lincoln is the capital city of Nebraska. The Nebraska State Capitol has a domed tower with observation decks. Built in 1930, the Sunken Gardens features themed gardens, sculptures and lily ponds. Up-close animal encounters and a zoo train are among the draws of the Lincoln Children’s Zoo. Sheldon Museum of Art, on the University of Nebraska campus, has a notable collection of American art and a sculpture garden – wikipedia.
HOUSTON, TX. (THECOUNT) — Houston Mexican fare favorite, Alma Latina Restaurant, is currently engulfed in a major fire Tuesday morning.
Authorities say, the fire at the popular longtime Houston eatery started around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning at 8322 Jensen Dr in Houston, TX.
When fire crews arrived at the scene, flames had already ripped through the roof.
According to the restaurant’s website, it has served the Houston area for over 25 years. It began as a small chain of taquerias and then expanded their vision to include full Mexican restaurants, reports ABC13.
There are no reports of injuries and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Houston is a large metropolis in Texas, extending to Galveston Bay. It’s closely linked with the Space Center Houston, the coastal visitor center at NASA’s astronaut training and flight control complex. The city’s relatively compact Downtown includes the Theater District, home to the renowned Houston Grand Opera, and the Historic District, with 19th-century architecture and upscale restaurants – wikipedia.
DEKALB COUNTY, GA. (THECOUNT) — A plane has reportedly crashed near Seven Springs apartment complex at 100 Ridgebrook Way NE, in DeKalb County Wednesday morning, according to breaking reports.
Fire Capt. Deon Bentley said crews are responding to the scene at the Seven Springs Apartment Homes off of Northeast Expressway, reports WBS.
It is unknown what type of plane was involved in a fiery crash.
The DeKalb County Police Department said they are responding to “possible plane crash near I-85 & Clairmont.”
Geo quick facts: DeKalb County is a county in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 691,893, making it Georgia’s fourth-most populous county. Its county seat is Decatur. DeKalb County is included in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.
PACIFIC PALISADES, CA. (THECOUNT) — Authorities issued mandatory evacuations as flames raced up a hillside in Pacific Palisades hillside late Monday morning.
The fire chewed through trees and brush as the fire marched toward multimillion-dollar homes, where some residents were seen fleeing on foot to escape the blaze.
“There is a Mandatory Evacuation Order for all residents within the area bordered by Charmel Lane on the West, Bienveneda Avenue on the East, the end of Lachman Lane on the North, and Merivale Lane on the South. All persons in this area are directed to leave NOW in a calm and orderly manner. This is due to both potential fire and smoke behavior as well as the pending arrival of large fixed-wind retardant dropping aircraft. Evacuating residents are asked to notify their neighbors of this Mandatory Evacuation Order, and to offer what evacuation assistance they can to neighbors who have mobility or functional needs.” — Los Angeles Fire Department, reports FOXLA.
An evacuation center was set up at the Palisades Recreation Center.
Geo quick facts: The Pacific Palisades is an affluent residential neighborhood tucked between the Santa Monica Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Temescal Gateway Park offers hiking trails with sweeping coastline views, and the sandy Will Rogers State Beach provides access to a 22-mile beachfront bike path. Landmarks include the sumptuous Getty Villa museum showcasing Greek and Roman antiquities, and the mid-century modern Eames House – wikipedia.