Former Buffalo Volunteer Fire Dept. Chief indicted on abuse of public trust
4 weeks ago
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Former Buffalo Volunteer Fire Dept. Chief indicted on abuse of public trust

A former Buffalo Volunteer Fire Department Chief has been indicted on one count of abuse of public trust.
Lexington Fire Department to Recognize Letter Carrier
2 months ago
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Lexington Fire Department to Recognize Letter Carrier

Fire Department officials will recognize USPS Letter Carrier Gerald Patrick for his efforts in alerting a resident on Deauville Drive of a fire in the back of the home.
Fire Department Recruits Participate in Joint Training Exercise
3 months ago
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Fire Department Recruits Participate in Joint Training Exercise

Recruits from the Frankfort and Georgetown Fire Departments, joined by Franklin County Fire Fighters, participated in a joint training exercise on Monday at Frankfort’s training facility on Kentucky Avenue.
UPDATE: London Firefighters Return to Fire Scene
5 months ago
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UPDATE: London Firefighters Return to Fire Scene

The London Fire Department says it was back Tuesday on the scene of a fire that destroyed hay and farm equipment.
Car plows into AT&T store, hitting a woman inside
5 months ago
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Car plows into AT&T store, hitting a woman inside

Firefighters say a car plowed through an AT&T store in Lexington Thursday, hitting a woman inside.
Fire department sues to get repossessed fire trucks back
8 months ago
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Fire department sues to get repossessed fire trucks back

A fire department in Warfield has filed a lawsuit to get its repossessed fire trucks back.
UPDATE: Police questioning man after house fire
9 months ago
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UPDATE: Police questioning man after house fire

Lexington police say a man is being questioned in a suspected arson.
UPDATE: 5 houses damaged in fire on Stansberry Cove
10 months ago
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UPDATE: 5 houses damaged in fire on Stansberry Cove

Lexington firefighters are on the scene of a fire on Stansberry Cove.
Fire Engine involved in Lexington crash
11 months ago
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Fire Engine involved in Lexington crash

A firefighter was trapped, but the Fire Department says injuries at the scene appear to be minor.
Arsonist suspected in 3 local fires
11 months ago
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Arsonist suspected in 3 local fires

KSP reported three fires across central Kentucky this weekend, and say they suspect the same person may be behind all three.
Police and Fire Departments set to rumble in flag football game
11 months ago
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Police and Fire Departments set to rumble in flag football game

The Frankfort Fire Department and Police Department will be participating in a Charity Flag Football Game on Sunday, April 24 at 2 p.m. on the Franklin County High School football field.
Frankfort Fire, EMS modify cardiac arrest procedures
11 months ago
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Frankfort Fire, EMS modify cardiac arrest procedures

The Frankfort Fire Department will soon be putting new procedures in place which they feel will increase the quality of care for cardiac arrest patients according to Fire Chief Eddie Slone.
Deck fire spread to house, everyone safe
12 months ago
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Deck fire spread to house, everyone safe

They were renting the home, and the Red Cross was called, but officials say everyone had gotten out of the home safely.
Fundraiser set up to help volunteer fire chief & wife
1 year ago
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Fundraiser set up to help volunteer fire chief & wife

A gofundme page is set up to help a volunteer fire chief and his wife.
Saturday marks 12-years since Lt. Brenda Cowan’s death
1 year ago
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Saturday marks 12-years since Lt. Brenda Cowan’s death

Saturday marks 12 years since the death of a Lexington firefighter in the line of duty.
Lexington Fire Dept. asks public for photos & videos of Blue Grass Stockyard fire
1 year ago
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Lexington Fire Dept. asks public for photos & videos of Blue Grass Stockyard fire

Investigators are asking anyone with pictures or video of the Bluegrass Stockyard fire before trucks arrived to send them to the Lexington Fire Department.
LFD: Air quality around Bluegrass Stockyards now safe
1 year ago
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LFD: Air quality around Bluegrass Stockyards now safe

Visible from counties away, the black smoke billowing up from the blaze was visible from Weather radars, picked up as if it was storm clouds.
Historic home in Lexington damaged by fire
1 year ago
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Historic home in Lexington damaged by fire

The Lexington Fire Department said an historic home was damaged Thursday by a fire.
1 dead, 3 missing after southern Kentucky house explodes
1 year ago
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1 dead, 3 missing after southern Kentucky house explodes

The Adair County Coroner’s Office is on scene of a fatal fire on Commer Road.
Rockcastle County under State of Emergency
1 year ago
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Rockcastle County under State of Emergency

Rockcastle County is now under a state of emergency.
State of the City address – overview
1 year ago
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State of the City address – overview

Mayor Jim Grey started on a positive note this morning, in his 2016 State of the City address at the Bluegrass Ballroom, Lexington Center.
Two people pulled to safety from burning vehicle
1 year ago
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Two people pulled to safety from burning vehicle

Two people escaped a burning truck fire and a bystander helped them to safety.
Child alerts family to fire in Lexington
1 year ago
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Child alerts family to fire in Lexington

A child helps his own family to safety after a fire breaks out on Tiverton Way in Lexington.
Georgetown barn destroyed by fire
1 year ago
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Georgetown barn destroyed by fire

Fire crews say a fire destroyed a barn overnight. Crews say the fire broke out around 1:15 Monday morning.
N. Cleveland Road shut down after head-on collision
1 year ago
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N. Cleveland Road shut down after head-on collision

North Cleveland Road shut down after head-on collision, one injured.
LFD: Woman arrested in Lexington arson investigation
2 years ago
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LFD: Woman arrested in Lexington arson investigation

On September 3, investigators arrested 43-year-old Bobbie Jo Woods for one count of first degree Criminal Attempt Arson.
Building fire in Hazard, contained
2 years ago
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Building fire in Hazard, contained

According to Perry County 911, a fire started in The Old Grand Hotel early Tuesday morning.
LPD: Driver & children not hurt after car went over retaining wall
2 years ago
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LPD: Driver & children not hurt after car went over retaining wall

Police say a woman and two children were not hurt Tuesday night when the car they were in landed upright against a retaining wall. It happened just before 6:45 in front of the Wendy's and KFC restaurants off of Man o War Boulevard in Hamburg.
Tree falls on car in Xerox parking lot
2 years ago
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Tree falls on car in Xerox parking lot

A tree fell on a car Monday during the storm in Lexington. The car was in the Xerox parking lot off of Yorkshire Boulevard.
Basement wall collapses during storm in Lexington
2 years ago
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Basement wall collapses during storm in Lexington

Firefighters say a basement wall in a Lexington home collapsed Monday afternoon during the storm.
LPD: Man shot in leg on Greenwood Ave.
2 years ago
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LPD: Man shot in leg on Greenwood Ave.

Investigators say a man was shot this afternoon in Lexington.
Small fire on Race St.
2 years ago
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Small fire on Race St.

Around 11:40 this morning, Lexington Fire Department was called to Race Street for a structure fire.
Fireworks safety tips
2 years ago
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Fireworks safety tips

Lexington Fire Department released a list of tips to stay safe this independence day weekend.
Junction fire destroys home
2 years ago
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Junction fire destroys home

Firefighters were called to Junction City just after 8 a.m., about a fire that was consuming a house.
UK Building reopened after Hazmat Response
2 years ago
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UK Building reopened after Hazmat Response

University officials say a fire alarm was pulled after some employees started to feel burning in their eyes and nausea.
UPDATE: Todds Road reopened, gas leak repaired.
2 years ago
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UPDATE: Todds Road reopened, gas leak repaired.

Area residents may have been told to temporarily evacuate their homes during the gas leak that occurred Thursday on Todds Road.
Woman and three dogs home during house fire
2 years ago
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Woman and three dogs home during house fire

A woman and her three dogs were at home Monday afternoon when the Lexington Fire Department was called to a fire in the home.
Lexington firefighters train for trench rescue
2 years ago
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Lexington firefighters train for trench rescue

The Lexington Fire Department's Technical Response Team spent Monday training for a trench rescue.
Lexington firefighters ask UK fans to celebrate safely
2 years ago
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Lexington firefighters ask UK fans to celebrate safely

The Kentucky Wildcats may be burning up the court during March Madness, but if fans plan on burning couches, the fire department wants them to rethink their actions.
Fire Dept: Find your water cutoff valve
2 years ago
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Fire Dept: Find your water cutoff valve

With thawing temperatures expected Saturday, Lexington Fire Department and emergency management officials homeowners and business owners should know where their water cutoff valve is.
Digging out Lexington
2 years ago
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Digging out Lexington

Shoveling is a necessary chore but it can be dangerous. The fire department says each shovel filled with show could weigh up to 25 pounds which can cause injury if the proper form isn’t used.
Lexington’s ‘fire cops’: Two jobs in one
2 years ago
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Lexington’s ‘fire cops’: Two jobs in one

There are a number of reasons that make some fires hard to solve, but instead of a deterrent, it's a welcome challenge for fire investigators including one who brings a unique perspective to the job.
Fire Dept. Urges Caution in Slippery Weather
2 years ago
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Fire Dept. Urges Caution in Slippery Weather

The Lexington Fire Department is urging everyone to be careful, and avoid injuries from slips and falls.
Harrodsburg Firefighters: “We Want To Help Santa Out”
2 years ago
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Harrodsburg Firefighters: “We Want To Help Santa Out”

Firefighters in Harrodsburg are spreading holiday cheer on Christmas Eve, in an annual tradition that makes holidays a little easier for struggling families.
Scott County Fire Department: House Fire Is A Total Loss
2 years ago
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Scott County Fire Department: House Fire Is A Total Loss

A home in Scott County is a total loss, according to Scott County firefighters.
UPDATE: No Smoke Detector Found In Belmont Park Fire
2 years ago
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UPDATE: No Smoke Detector Found In Belmont Park Fire

A spokesperson for the Lexington Fire Department said no smoke detectors were found at an apartment fire Sunday night at Belmont Park Apartments.
Truck donated to fire department destroyed by fire
2 years ago
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Truck donated to fire department destroyed by fire

Ford Motor Company has donated a new truck to a volunteer fire department in central Kentucky that was destroyed by a blaze.
Kentucky department puts coolers on fire trucks
3 years ago
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Kentucky department puts coolers on fire trucks

A western Kentucky fire department has installed a refrigerator on one of its trucks with the goal of keeping firefighters hydrated.
K-9 Brought In As Crews Fight Lexington Duplex Fire
3 years ago
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K-9 Brought In As Crews Fight Lexington Duplex Fire

A K-9 unit was called in Thursday night to the scene of a Lexington duplex fire.
Staying Safe: Deep Frying Turkey Tips
3 years ago
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Staying Safe: Deep Frying Turkey Tips

Deep frying a turkey is dangerous and proper caution needs to be used. So if you are cooking this year's bird, here are a few tips to keep you safe.
Firefighters Battling 2-Alarm Fire At Old Winchester Plant
3 years ago
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Firefighters Battling 2-Alarm Fire At Old Winchester Plant

Firefighters were called to a fire Friday night at the old Rockwell plant in Winchester.
Fire Department: Suspicious Winchester Fire Under Investigation
3 years ago
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Fire Department: Suspicious Winchester Fire Under Investigation

A house is destroyed after a suspicious fire overnight in Winchester.
Lexington’s First Responders Honor Sept. 11th Victims
4 years ago
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Lexington’s First Responders Honor Sept. 11th Victims

Lexington Police Officers and Firefighters are remembering the first responders who were killed on September 11th, 2001.
Nicholasville Fire Department Radio Tower Hit By Lightning
4 years ago
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Nicholasville Fire Department Radio Tower Hit By Lightning

There were eight reports of lightning strikes during a 45-minute span Thursday afternoon in Nicholasville and one of them literally hit close to home for the Nicholasville Fire Department.
Lexington Fire Department Uses New Approach To Attract Recruits
4 years ago
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Lexington Fire Department Uses New Approach To Attract Recruits

The Lexington Fire Department is searching for new recruits, but is using a new method to find them.
Lexington Fire Department Uses New Approach To Attract Recruits
4 years ago
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Lexington Fire Department Uses New Approach To Attract Recruits

The Lexington Fire Department is searching for new recruits, but is using a new method to find them.
Lexington Fire Department Holds 5th Annual ‘Run To Remember’
4 years ago
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Lexington Fire Department Holds 5th Annual ‘Run To Remember’

The Lexington fire department held its annual 'Run To Remember', in honor of fellow firefighters and servicemen lost on 9/11.