Content Tagged 'emergency'

Governor Declares September "Preparedness Month"
It's an effort between state governments, Homeland Security, and FEMA to make sure everyone is prepared if a disaster should strike.
Johnson, Floyd Counties Dealing With Flood Damage
Emergency management agencies in eastern Kentucky deal with flood damage after heavy rains Friday night. Video Video
National Traffic Management Responder Training In Danville
The National Traffic Management Responder Training Program gave out four hours worth of tips and scenarios to keep first responders in the Bluegrass safe. Video Video
Deputies: Arrest Made After Man Fails to Yield to Emergency Vehicle
According to Laurel County Deputies, a Manchester man was pulled over in London Thursday night after he wouldn't give the right-of-way to an emergency vehicle that had its lights and siren activated.
Scott County EMS Borrows Ambulances
When you call 911 you expect help immediately but ambulances aren’t perfect. Sometimes they have to go into the shop, it’s happening right now in Scott County but emergency responders are ready with a ‘plan b.’ Video Video
Madison Co. Tornado Sirens Sound By Mistake, Causing Confusion
Although the skies were bright and sunny Wednesday in Madison County, people could hear emergency sirens alerting them of potential danger.
Blue Grass Airport Holds Emergency Training Exercise
Blue Grass Airport is putting its emergency crews to the test Tuesday with a full-scale emergency training exercise.
UPDATE: EOC In Frankfort Operating At 'Level 1'
There was some good news Monday night form the Emergency Operations Center in Frankfort. The EOC deemed the current winter storm was a 'level one' emergency. Video Video
Community Answers Call for Help
Tuesday the shelters expect even more people to come in for assistance but they said the community answered the call for help. Video Video
Cold Stretching Shelters' Resources
Everything gets amplified when it gets this cold according to emergency shelter workers. Video Video
Shelter Staying Open
Despite Sunday’s warm-up, the recent cold weather is overcrowding emergency shelters in Fayette County. Video Video
Overcrowding Prompts New Shelter to Open
This cold weather is overcrowding emergency shelters in Fayette County so the Red Cross is opening another one. Video Video
Kentucky Earns a D in Emergency Care Report Card
America's Emergency Care Environment issued its latest report card, slapping national emergency care with a D+. Kentucky earned a D.
Preparing For A Water Outage
The Red Cross recommends having a safety kit at home, including bottled water, so you are ready for any emergency. Video Video
Smart 911: Link To Sign Up
Smart911 is a free service that allows people to create a safety profile for their household.
Danville Police Learning Sign Language
Police in Danville are learning and implementing a few basic signs in American Sign Language for use in emergency situations.
Kentucky Opens New Emergency Operations Center
Kentucky's now has a new emergency operations center that has been built to stand up to any weather catastrophes that hit the state, including winds of up to 250 mph.
Plane Makes Emergency Landing At Blue Grass Airport
A Blue Grass Airport offical said a plane made an emergency landing Thursday afternoon after the landing gear malfunctioned.
Emergency Landing Diverted
Lexington's Blue Grass Airport prepared for an emergency landing that didn't happen. The private plane was diverted to Indianapolis where it was landed safely.
Madison County Tests Emergency Preparedness
An annual test of emergency preparedness for possible chemical leaks was held in Madison and surrounding counties Wednesday. Video Video
Crews Continue Fighting McCreary County Fire
A fire that began at a tire factory in McCreary County Wednesday was still burning Thursday. Emergency management and the EPA worked to smother it. Video Video
Make Sure You Are CPR Ready In Case Of Emergency
Here are some tips to make sure you are ready to save a life. Video Video
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