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'Brownouts' In The Past For Lexington Fire Dept.
Now that fire stations in Lexington aren't being closed for a day due to money and staffing problems, ABC 36 News checked on the current firefighter numbers in the city.
UPDATE: Injuries & Several Fires Reported Near Campus After UK Loss
It was a familiar scene for Lexington Police and Firefighters early Tuesday morning as crowds filled the streets near the UK Campus. Police anticipated potential problems in the city, regardless of the outcome of the National Championship game in Arlington, Texas. Video Video
Three People, Including Lexington Firefighter Taken To Hospital From House Fire
Two people suffered smoke inhalation and a Lexington firefighter fell down a flight of stairs during a house fire on Chinoe Road Friday evening. All three were taken to the hospital for treatment, according to investigators. Video Video
Lexington Apartment Fire Damages Two Units
A fire forced two families from their homes Saturday night in Lexington. Two units at an apartment complex on Larkin Road then caught fire. Video Video
Lexington Firefighters: Beware Of Grass Fire Risk
Lexington Firefighters are reminding the community that the strong winds make the area prone to wildfires. Crews worked some grass fire calls Thursday night.
Lexington Police & Fire Brace For Championship Game Celebrations
Lexington Police said the department had a solid game plan for crowd control around the National Championship. It would be the fourth time during the tournament that officers had to brace for potential game day problems. Video Video
UK Students Complain Of Smell-Illness In Chemistry-Physics Building
The University of Kentucky said there was a possible Hazardous Materials incident in the Chemistry and Physics Building on Rose Street Monday night. The building was evacuated after some students complained of a smell that caused headaches.
Firefighters: Cigarette Started Fire In Lexington Home
Lexington Firefighters said a lit cigarette butt started a fire Tuesday night in a home. It happened just before 7:30 at a house on Butternut Hill Court, off Coddell Drive.
Update: Drain Blamed On Odor That Led To Building Evacuation At UK
An odor that led to the evacuation of the Chemistry and Physics Building on Rose Street on the UK campus Monday night was blamed on a drain, according to UK Police. Video Video
Lex FD: Wrong Fireplace Installations Can Lead to House Fires
Firefighters say a wood stove insert was the cause of a house fire in Lexington Thursday morning. Video Video
Update: Woman Identified Who Died After A Trailer Fire
The Fayette County Coroner said Linda Buell, 55, of Lexington, died Tuesday following a small fire in her trailer. The cause of death had not been determined.
LFD Honors Fallen Fire Fighters
The Lexington Fire Department honored the five fire fighters that have died in the line of duty Tuesday at Phoenix Park. Video Video
Fire Department: Dryer Fires Too Common
An overnight house fire in Lexington has Fire Department officials reminding people about an important safety issue when doing their laundry. Video Video
Man Escapes From Burning Home In Lexington
Firefighters said a man made it out of a burning house Friday in Lexington. Video Video
Woman In Critical Condition After Lexington House Fire
A woman was rushed to the hospital in critical condition Friday after she was pulled from a house fire.
Fire Investigation Delayed Due To Unsafe Conditions
Because of the risk of a roof collapse, investigators haven't been able to go in to try to determine the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a strip mall on West New Circle Road in Lexington. Video Video
Lexington Sonic Restaurant Closed After Grease Fire
The Lexington Fire Department says the Sonic restaurant on Broadway is closed after a grease fire. Video Video
New Year's Morning Blaze Rips Through Home
An early morning New Year's fire rips through a home in Lexington's East End neighborhood. Video Video
City Of Lexington Reaches Settlement In Death Of Woman Hit By Fire Truck
The City of Lexington and an insurance company will pay $3.75 million to the husband of a woman who was hit and killed by a fire truck, according to a published report in the Lexington Herald-Leader. Video Video
Fire Rips Through Home in Lexington
Several Lexington Fire units were called to a house fire near downtown Lexington late Sunday night. Video Video
UPDATE: Firefighters Battle Flames and Frigid Cold in Morning Fire
The Lexington Fire Department says an early morning fire appears to be intentionally set. Video Video
Apartment Residents Displaced after Sprinkler Pipe Rupture
A sprinkler system is supposed to save your live and your home when a fire breaks out. But during these arctic cold temperatures, a ruptured pipe has residents out of their apartment Wednesday morning. ABC 36's Paris Lewbel is live with details. Video Video
Lexington Firefighters: Stay Safe While Using Generators
The Lexington Fire Department is reminding anyone who uses a generator to be aware of the potential for carbon monoxide poisoning. Video Video
Small Fire At JIF Plant In Lexington
A peanut maker container caught fire Friday afternoon at the JIF plant on Winchester Road, according to fire officials. The fire was contained to the machine. No one was hurt.
Look At Plans For Lexington's New Fire Trucks
The community is getting a peek at the plans for Lexington's new fire trucks.
Lexington Fire: Squatters May Be Responsible For Vacant House Fire
Lexington Fire investigators said a vacant home with no electricity on Hayman Avenue caught fire Friday evening. Video Video
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
Lexington Fire Officials Investigating if 3 Fires are Connected
Three separate fires, all three inside abandoned homes, all in the same part of town and all three in less than a week. ABC 36's Paris Lewbel reports about what fire officials are saying about a possible connection. Video Video
How Many Lexington Firefighters Are Veterans?
A survey of Lexington's 577 firefighters showed a significant percentage of them are Veterans. Video Video
Police: Man Arrested For Setting Fire To Van
Police arrested and charged a man with arson for allegedly setting fire to a minivan on a Lexington road Sunday night. 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
Lexington Man Escapes House Fire Thanks To Caring Neighbor
A Lexington man escaped a house fire Thursday afternoon thanks to a caring neighbor. Video Video
Council Vote Means Lexington Brownouts Will End
Lexington can sleep easier knowing that the rolling 'brownouts' will be coming to an end. In a unanimous vote Thursday night, the Urban County Council approved a $640,000 plan to help staff the Fire Department. Video Video
A Traditional Welcome
Current and past members of the Lexington Fire Department welcomed new firefighters at the annual potato soup meal early Wednesday morning. Video Video
Columbia Gas: Repairs Finished on Gas Leak in Downtown Lexington
Columbia Gas crews repaired a pipeline after a gas leak downtown Wednesday night. Video Video
Men Rush To Save Neighbors During Lexington Apartment Complex Fire
Some Lexington neighbors are being hailed as heroes after warning families about a fire. Video Video
Lexington Firefighters Ask Community For Help In Recent Arson Cases
Lexington's fire department is again asking for help after two arsons in Lexington
Lexington Firefighters Run Hazmat Drill At Post Office
Lexington Firefighters hosted a hazmat drill Tuesday. It was held at the Post Office on Nandino Boulevard.
Lexington Firefighters Train With Simulated Plane Fire
Firefighters trained Thursday night at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington. Video Video
Lexington Adds More Life-Saving Equipment For Heart Attack Victims
Lexington now has six 'LUCAS 2' Chest Compression Systems that the Fire Department takes to all calls involving suspected heart attacks. The machines provide steady, accurate chest compressions, freeing paramedics up to attend to other needs. Video Video
Lexington Fire Department Already Called To 60+ Fires This Month
Lexington's Fire Department says it's battled 63 outdoor fires so far in April.
Car Bursts into Flames in Chevy Chase Plaza
A car bursts into flames in the Chevy Chase Plaza Friday morning.
Preventing Kitchen Fires Is Theme Of Fire Prevention Week
Lexington Firefighters are using Fire Prevention Week to teach kids and adults how to stay safe and prevent fires. Video Video
All-Female Crew Honored By Lexington Fire Department
The Lexington Fire Department honored three of its female firefighters Wednesday after the trio made department history.
Lexington Fire Department Issues Scam Warning
The Lexington Fire Department said a man is trying to scam people by claiming he lost his house in a fire and needs money to get back on his feet.
Man Arrested On Arson Charge After Fire At The Community Inn
Lewis Landis is accused of pouring lighter fluid onto a bed at The Community Inn and setting it on fire overnight Wednesday, according to Lexington Police.
All-Female Crew Makes History For Lexington Fire Department
The Lexington Fire Department is honoring three of it's female firefighters for making history. The department says an all-female crew went on a fire run on September 5th.
Lexington Firefighters Remember Lt. Brenda Cowan
Lexington Firefighters will never forget the date February 13th, 2004. It was nine years ago Wednesday that Lieutenant Brenda Cowan was shot and killed, responding to a call in Lexington. Video Video
Fire Damages Lexington Apartment
A quick response from Lexington Firefighters kept an apartment fire from spreading to other units Wednesday afternoon at the Reserve at Merrick Apartments. Video Video
Fire Marshal: No Smoke Detectors in Fatal House Fires
The State's Fire Marshal's office says no smoke detectors were found in the past week's two fatal fires. Video Video
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