Content Tagged 'firefighter'

People Temporarily Displaced By Downtown Richmond Fire
A fire in downtown Richmond from Tuesday has closed some businesses and temporarily displaced those living in apartments. Video Video
Update: Fire that Killed McCreary County Firefighter Deemed Arson
A fire that broke out on Water Plant Road in McCreary County in August and caused the death of a local firefighter has been ruled as arson, according to investigators.
Off-Duty Firefighter Helps Neighbor During House Fire
An off-duty Lexington Firefighter helped his neighbors Saturday morning when their house caught fire. They said Captain Brian Dawson went inside without any gear and helped his neighbor get out of the home. Video Video
Proposal Filed to Give Volunteer Firefighters Tax Credit
On Friday, Representative Michael Meredith (R-Brownsville) said he planned on filing legislation for the 2014 Regular Session to provide a tax credit to any certified volunteer firefighter in the state.
Bursting Pipes Keeping Lexington Fire Crews Busy
Lexington firefighters reported on Tuesday alone, they made 45 water runs. They've been on 29 so far today.
Off-Duty Fireman Rescues 12-Year-Old from Icy Pond
An off-duty firefighter just happened to be at the right place at the right time. Video Video
Injured Lexington Firefighter Speaks After Porch Collapse
Being a firefighter is one of the most dangerous jobs around. Jeremy Bruner knows that first hand. He’s been a firefighter for nearly 11 years. Video Video
40 Kentucky Firefighters Head West To Fight Wildfires
The firemen chose to go help out. A spokesperson for the U.S. Forest Service says the people who went, are some of Kentucky's best firefighters. Video Video
Firefighter Suffers Minor Injuries In Berea Fire
Berea firefighters said one of their own was injured while fighting a fire Monday morning.
Barrier-Breaking Former Firefighter Laid To Rest In Lexington
Captain James Best was laid to rest this afternoon in Lexington Cemetery after a service at Historic Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church. Video Video
Possible New Pension Deal For Lexington First Responders
A possible win-win for Lexington police, firefighters, and taxpayers could be on the way after a major step toward pension reform was taken Friday. Video Video
Former UK Basketball Player Becomes Firefighter
After playing basketball at UK, Nastassia Alcius joins the ranks of Lexington's Fire Department. Video Video
Hundreds Attend Viewing For Firefighter Killed In Logging Accident
Family, friends and even strangers said their goodbyes tonight to an Elliottville Firefighter, who died in a logging accident on Tuesday. Video Video
Former Lexington Firefighter Charged With Incest
Former Lexington firefighter William Chaffins of Mount Sterling has been charged with incest, according to State Police. Video Video
Firefighters Quit
People who live and work in Hustonville are in fear for their safety, after more than a dozen volunteer firefighters quit. Video Video
Funeral Services Set For Firefighter Killed By Train
The funeral services are set for a Berea firefighter who was hit and killed by a train last week in Rockcastle County. Video Video
Kentucky Firefighters To Help Fight Fires In Idaho
20 Kentucky firefighters are headed to Idaho to help fight fires. Video Video
Lexington's Finest Honor Fallen 9/11 Comrades
Lexington firefighters and police officers held a wreath-laying ceremony to honor their fallen comrades from 11 years ago Tuesday. Video Video
Firefighter Placed On Leave After Deadly Accident
A Lexington firefighter has been placed on administrative leave as police continue to investigate a deadly accident involving a fire truck.
Bone Marrow Drive Planned For Firefighter Battling Leukemia
A blood drive and a bone marrow screening are planned for Montgomery County in May. And they mean a lot to the Montgomery County Fire Department.
Local Firefighters React to Arizona Tragedy
Local firefighters are mourning the loss of 19 comrades in a wildfire in Arizona. Video Video
Firefighter Combat Challenge Tests Strength
Firefighters competed in a Combat Challenge this weekend. It’s an event that simulates the physical demands of real-life fire fighting. Video Video
Update: Former Firefighter Pleads Guilty In Child Porn Case
Former firefighter Dennis Hodge, 43, of Frankfort, pleaded guilty Wednesday in a child pornography-voyeurism case, according to the Frankfort State Journal.
Lexington Firefighters Now at 540
27 Lexington Firefighter recruits graduated Saturday morning. Video Video
Arrest Made In Fire That Injured Firefighter
An arrest has been made in relation to a fire that left a Lexington firefighter injured.
Firefighters Rescue Two Horses from Scott County Pond
The Scott County Fire Department said they came to the aid of two horses who wandered to the middle of a frozen pond and fell in.
Fire Damages Home Of Richmond Firefighter
A Richmond firefighter was home when a car fire spread to his house. Video Video
Fallen Firefighter Returns Home
The body of Whitley City volunteer firefighter Lt. Arlie "Pooh" Hill was brought back from University of Cincinnati Medical to McCreary County. Video Video
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