Lexington fire department remembers fallen firefighter


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) –  The Lexington Fire Department is remembering one of its own killed in the line of duty 22 years ago.

Chuck Williams died after falling through the floor of a home and into the basement in 1997.

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He suffocated from smoke inhalation.

The fire department says William’s death led to many changes in firefighter safety including making sure every firefighter has a radio.