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Former UK Basketball Player Becomes Firefighter

After playing basketball at UK, Nastassia Alcius joins the ranks of Lexington's Fire Department.

Kentucky Firefighters To Help Fight Fires In Idaho

20 Kentucky firefighters are headed to Idaho to help fight fires.

Minter: “Hotter Fire Makes Better Steel”

UK's defensive coordinator is hoping the heat and pressure can churn out diamonds on "D."

Danville Prison Rebuilt After Fire

It’s been almost 3 years since a riot and fire at the Northpoint Training Center in Danville. And now the prison has been rebuilt.

Update: Police Say Frankfort Fire Set By Elementary Students

Frankfort police say a fire that gutted six apartment units on Harrodsburg Lane appears to have been set by children.

Fire Damages Duplex In Lexington

A Lexington duplex on Aqueduct Drive caught on fire today and is "completely damaged" according to the Lexington Fire Department.

Estill County Fire Called “Suspicious”

An overnight fire that gutted a vacant tack barn north of Irvine is being called "suspicious" by investigators.

Weather Causes Damage Across Central Kentucky

Lightning and rain cause fires, power outages and other damages in Central Kentucky.

Fayette County Burn, Fireworks Ban Lifted

Lexington Fire says that the burn and fireworks ban in Fayette County will be lifted as of 7AM Saturday.

Child Playing With Lighter Sets Off Fire

The fire started just after Noon Wednesday in Winchester.

Investigators: Fireworks May Have Sparked House Fire

The fire started in a vacant house on Eddie Street in Lexington Wednesday night.

Crews On Alert For Holiday Fires

Heat, dry weather and the 4th of July. Not a great combination for fire crews in Lexington. They are on alert for extra fires this holiday.

Update: Nicholas County Fire Almost Spread to Neighboring Buildings

Fire officials say they could of lost the entire block had fire fighters not arrived on the scene when they did.

Several Crews Battle Nicholas County Fire

The fire broke out Friday afternoon in an apartment building in Carlisle.

Keith Jackson Named New Lexington Fire Chief

Lexington has a new fire chief, and he's the same person who has held the post on an interim basis for the past 15 months.

Burn Bans Issued In Kentucky

Several counties have banned outdoor burning as the hot, dry weather continues.

Recent Drought Could Impact Fourth Of July Safety

Fire officials warn to use extra caution on where to set off fireworks for Fourth of July Celebrations

Former Fire Chief Transferring To Different Job

Former Lexington Fire Chief Robert Hendricks will transfer to a firefighter/paramedic position within the Division of Fire and Emergency Services and return to active duty on Tuesday.

Worker Hospitalized After Plant Fire

Other employees sent home, but returned Monday

Update: Two More Arson Cases In West Lexington

The Lexington Fire Department said two more vehicles were intentionally set on fire Saturday night as the string of arsons continued in the Hill Rise Drive area.

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All inbound lanes of Alumni Drive at New Circle closed

UPDATE: Kentuckians donate more than $721,000 n Give Day

A milestone reached today for the 9th annual Kentucky Gives Day, a day dedicated to encouraging donations to non-profits.

Lexington drivers worried about gas price increase

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