How you can help Lexington firefighter battling cancer

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Friday, February 5, 2016, is Firefighter Appreciation Day in Lexington. The Lexington Fire Department has a way the public can observe the day. People are being asked to donate to a fund to help Lexington Firefighter Matt Logsdon, who was just diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.

He had not idea he was sick until just a few days ago. The news was devastating for the entire fire department.

“We’re a big family. And I mean, it’s not just here. We’re firemen. It doesn’t matter if you’re in Dallas or Gary, Indiana, you’re a fireman. They’ll get you and they’ll take care of you, no matter where you’re at,” said Captain Dustin Whited of the Lexington Fire Department.

Firefighter Logsdon is scheduled to go to Chicago, to the Cancer Center of America, for treatment. Donations will help with that and other expenses.

A GoFundMe page is now in place to make donations at

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