Ca – June 30th, just before 12:30 p.m. today the Roseville Fire Department
responded to the 300 block of Lincoln Street for reports of a structure fire. Four
Fire Engines, two Ladder Trucks, and four Chief Officers were dispatched to the
incident. Upon arrival crews found heavy smoke coming from the two-story building.
They also found the resident of the second floor hotel evacuating from the
The call was
initially dispatched as a kitchen fire from the first floor restaurant and bar.
It was later determined that the fire actually started in a room on the second
floor but smoke was traveling in the walls of the building. Crews were able to
quickly extinguish the fire and work to ensure the flames did not
spread into other areas of the historic building.
The cause of
the fire is still under investigation. The building owner is working closely
with the City of Roseville to get the residents back into their hotel rooms. No
significant delay or long-term displacement is expected. The Boxing Donkey, the
restaurant/bar affected by the Fire is planning to re-open tomorrow, Tuesday,
July 1 at 11:30 a.m.
Any questions about the fire please contact Fire
Communications Officer Rob Baquera at 916-792-4393.