Content Tagged 'Lexington Fire Department'

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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
Lexington Fire Dept. Celebrates First 'Officer Academy' Graduation
It's a first in Lexington. The Lexington Fire Department just graduated the first class from its Company Officer Academy. Video Video
Update: Two Fires in Lexington Investigated As Arson
A vacant convenience store on the corner of Pine and High Streets and a tire fire just down the road are both being investigated as arson. Video Video
Tis The Season For Chimney Fires
National statistics show 36 percent of structure fires this time of year is a result of chimney fires. Video Video
Firefighters Put Out Fire At Lexington Apartment
Firefighters say a fire in Lexington Tuesday night forced some people from their homes. Video Video
ABC 36 And Lexington Fire Department Giving Away Smoke Detectors
Free smoke detectors will be given away on Friday, November 9th from 5pm-7pm at Lexington Fire Station #1 at 219 E. Third Street.
New Tools Help Lexington Firefighters Deal With Natural Gas
Firefighters never know what they're going to face. Now Lexington Firefighters have new tools to deal with natural gas. Video Video
Mother Charged with Arson and Attempted Murder
A Lexington woman who says she was sleep walking when she started an apartment fire has been charged with arson and attempted murder. Video Video
Investigators: Kitchen Fire Led To Apartment Complex Evacuation
Investigators say a kitchen fire is to blame for the evacuation of a Lexington apartment complex Monday afternoon.
Lexington Fire Department Warns Of Carbon Monoxide Dangers
The Lexington Fire Department is urging people to get a carbon monoxide detector to protect themselves against the potentially deadly gas. Video Video
Help Lexington Firefighters 'Fill The Boot' For MDA
Grab your spare change, fill a firefighter's boot and help save lives. Some Lexington Firefighters are volunteering their time to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Video Video
Former Lexington Fire Chief Returning To Work Tuesday
Lexington's former Fire Chief Robert Hendricks begins his new job Tuesday as a firefighter and paramedic. Video Video
Lexington Firefighters: Cigarette Butts Especially Dangerous In Dry Weather
The lack of rain has created exceedingly dry conditions that make organic materials ripe for catching fire.
Man In Custody After Overnight Fires In Lexington
Lexington Police have a man in custody after some fires overnight and Sunday morning.
Federal Investigation of Lexington Fire Department
The US Department of Justice is conducting an investigation of the Lexington Fire Department. Video Video
Firefighters Coping With Brownouts
Lexington firefighters say they have a system in place to deal with the temporary closing of fire stations. Video Video
Closed Lexington Fire Station Affects Man in Health Emergency
A health emergency is bringing more attention to the temporary closing of some Lexington fire stations, known as brownouts. Video Video
Fire Department Pushed to Brink by Rowdy Celebration
The Lexington Fire Department was stretched thin by the rowdy celebrations that erupted after UK's Final Four wins. So thin it almost reached the tipping point. Video Video
Brownouts Continue At Fire Stations In Lexington
Brownouts continue at the Lexington Fire Department. Video Video
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