Content Tagged 'firefighters'

Lexington Honors Firefighters Killed In 9/11 Attacks
A wreath was placed at a monument in Pheonix Park to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Video Video
Suspicious House Fire In Madison County
With no one living there and no electricity to the home, firefighters say a house fire in Madison County is suspicious. Video Video
UPDATE: New Details On Accident During Ice Bucket Challenge
A statement released by the Campbellsville Police Department detailed what went wrong during Thursday morning's "Cold Water Plunge" at Campbellsville University. Video Video
Report: 3 Firefighters Hurt During Campbellsville University's "Ice Bucket Challenge"
ABC36 has learned that three firefighters were injured when the ladder to their fire truck reportedly touched a main power line during the Campbellsville University's "Ice Bucket Challenge" on Thursday.
UPDATE: 2 Firefighters Hurt in ALS Challenge "Improving"
Two Campbellsville Firefighters remained at a Louisville hospital three weeks after they were injured during an ice bucket challenge. Video Video
Investigation into Campbellsville University Power Lines Begins
Kentucky Utilities and several agencies are launching investigations into how and why Thursday's ALS challenge went horribly wrong at Campbellsville University. Video Video
Firefighters: Weather And Carelessness Causing Grass Fires
Lexington Firefighters said the dry weather is causing an unusually high number of grass and mulch fires. Video Video
Car Flips After Collision In Downtown Lexington
A car ended up on its top Sunday afternoon in downtown Lexington. And investigators said they were getting different reports about how it happened. Video Video
Kentucky Firefighters To Help With Western Wildfire
Two Kentucky Division of Forestry firefighters are scheduled to leave Saturday to help fight a wildfire in Oregon that covers 20,000 acres.
Teen: "Don't Do Nothing Stupid Like This"
A teen fire challenge is going viral - Teens are pouring alcohol on themselves and setting it on fire. One Lexington teen tried it out and went to the hospital. He is letting others know it's not a good idea. Video Video
Maintenance Workers Fight Fire At Lexington Apt. Complex
Firefighters said maintenance workers jumped into action Monday afternoon when a fire started at a Lexington apartment complex. Video Video
Firefighters Rescue Two From Burning Building In Richmond
Firefighters quickly rushed to West Main Street in downtown Richmond to rescue two people from a burning building. Video Video
Crews Rescue Man Stuck Between Lexington Police Buildings
Lexington Firefighters said a man was freed Sunday morning after he became stuck between two police buildings downtown. Video Video
Hazardous Materials Were A Concern With Train Fire
Firefighters said they were concerned about hazardous materials Monday afternoon when they put out a train fire in Jessamine County.
Lexington Firefighters: Kerosene Heater May Have Started House Fire
Lexington Firefighters battled a house fire Thursday night on Roosevelt Boulevard. It happened around 10:00 p.m. Video Video
You're Invited: Lexington Fire Prevention Festival Is This Sunday
You're invited to join Lexington firefighters this Sunday for the Fire Prevention Festival downtown Video Video
Update: Winchester Plant Fire Out
We're learning more about a fire that burned part of a Winchester plant. Firefighters say a driver on I-64 saw the fire around 10:20 Friday night and called 911. Video Video
Two Fires Intentionally Set Within Hours Of Each Other
According to the Lexington Fire Department two homes were intentionally set on fire Monday.
Firefighters Quickly Knock Out Versailles Fire
Firefighters in Woodford County were able to quickly knock out an early morning fire Tuesday. Video Video
Lexington Firefighters Help Needy Children Shop For Clothes
More than 80 Lexington Firefighters helped children shop for school clothes today. It was part of “Shop with a Firefighter.” Video Video
Update: Police Say Synthetic Drug Materials Found Beneath House
Police say materials used to make synthetic drugs were found in a crawl space under a Lexington home.
800 Line Set Up For Volunteer Firefighter Recruits
The Kentucky Fire Commission has set up an 800 phone line to provide information to prospective volunteer firefighters.
Lexington FD: No Structure Fire Deaths in 2013
According to statistics, there were no deaths in Fayette County due to structure fires in 2013 -- a first since 2006.
Lexington Firefighters Shine In Holiday Light Display
The Lexington Fire Department is shining big in its holiday lights display. You've probably noticed the show while driving near Harrodsburg Road and Arrowhead Drive. Video Video
Pike County Volunteer Fire House Shutdown By State
A Pike County fire house was shutdown by the state because there weren’t enough firefighters to run it. Video Video
Firefighters Battling 2-Alarm Fire At Family Dollar Store In Lexington
Lexington firefighters battled a 2-alarm fire late Thursday night at Family Dollar on West New Circle Road.
Lexington Firefighters Investigate Two Overnight Fires
For the second night in a row, firefighters were called to a Lexington neighborhood for a report of a suspicious fire. Video Video
Lexington F.O.F. Kicks off Annual Toy Drive
The Lexington Fraternal Order of Firefighters are kicking off their 2013 toy program.
McCreary County Firefighter Dies From Injuries
A McCreary County Firefighter, who was burned in a house fire last month, has died from his injuries.
Kentucky Fallen Firefighters Remembered
The 14th annual Fallen Firefighters Memorial service was held on Wednesday morning.
Lexington Fire Chief: Brownouts Will Continue Through 2014
Fire Chief Keith Jackson said brownouts--firetrucks taken out of service from lack of staffing--would continue in Lexington until at least 2014. Video Video
Lexington Firefighters Investigate Early Morning Fire
Lexington firefighters battled a fire on Tates Creek Road early Tuesday morning, and said they're looking for a cause. Video Video
Task Force Step Closer To Fixing Retirement Fund
The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government faces a growing retiree benefit funding problem for its Policemen’s and Firefighters’ Retirement Fund. Today, a Task Force met with a consulting firm to find a plan to solve the retirement fund’s problems. Video Video
Firefighters Honored With Parade
Hundreds of people gathered in Winchester to honor those who risk their lives in order to save the lives of others. Video Video
Community Honors Two Jessamine County Firefighters
Hundreds of people came out Saturday to honor two Jessamine County Firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty 20 years ago. Video Video
Lexington Firefighters: Brownout Prevented Faster Help
Lexington firefighters said a brownout caused a slower response time to a house fire Sunday, and that it will keep happening if nothing changes. Video Video
Firefighters: Lightning Struck Lexington Home
Lexington firefighters said lightning caused damage to a home on Old Richmond Road Tuesday night. Video Video
Dozens Of Kentucky Firefighters Training In Lexington
Practice makes perfect when you're fighting fires and saving lives. Video Video
Lexington Fire Department Holds Fire Prevention Festival
Lexington firefighters came together at the 5/3 Bank Pavilion to hold a festival promoting National Fire Prevention Week Monday. Video Video
Grant Money Allows Lexington To Hire More Firefighters
In a press conference Tuesday, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and Congressman Ben Chandler announced a $2.6 million grant for Lexington firefighters, which will be used to hire more firefighters.
Lexington Mother Credits Smoke Alarms With Saving Family
A mother credits her family's safety with the smoke alarms in her Lexington home after a fire broke out early Monday morning . Video Video
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. Video Video
Update: Fire Department Releases Cause Of Fatal Fire
Fire officials said improperly discarded smoking materials were to blame in the deadly fire Wednesday morning. Video Video
Fire Destroys Madison County Home
Madison County firefighters said they believe a lightning strike caused the fire, which destroyed the home on Jack's Creek Road. Video Video
I-75 Crash Sends One To Hospital
Lexington firefighters said the wreck on southbound I-75 sent one woman to UK Hospital. They said they had to use the jaws of life to get her there. Video Video
City Of Georgetown To Give Back Pay To Firefighters
Scott Circuit Court approved a negotiated settlement between the City of Georgetown and firefighters in a dispute over wages that dates back to 2009, according to the Mayor.
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