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By Drew Lawson
The Record-Times 

Fireworks, no fires

Fire crews enjoy quiet Fourth of July


Last updated 7/27/2023 at 12:47pm

Drew Lawson

The communities of Lincoln County spared no expense in firing off fireworks into the night Tuesday, July 4, including at the Plasencia house in Davenport.

DAVENPORT - Despite rather windy conditions on some of the days and locals taking full advantage of legal fireworks opportunities, Fourth of July weekend was almost completely incident-less for fire and EMS crews around East, Central and South Lincoln County.

Fire District No. 5 Commissioner Matt Schneider said the district, which includes the greater Davenport, Deer Meadows, Seven Bays and Egypt areas, didn't receive a single call for service over the weekend.

"Clearly we're not out of it, since there will probably be fireworks the next couple days," Schneider said. "But over Fourth of J...

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