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Fire and police departments compete to raise money for families

The Lexington police and fire departments are competing in the second annual 'combat challenge.'

How firefighters beat the heat

Imagine fighting a fire in heavy gear in this dangerous heat and humidity. Find out how Lexington firefighters do to stay hydrated and safe.

Jim Beam thanks firefighters who put out warehouse blaze

In their letter, company officials say they "raise our glass" to thank the firefighters who extinguished the blaze and kept it from spreading.

Berea man accused of assaulting firefighters

Berea Police arrested and charged a man with assault after they say he pushed firefighters.

10th annual Burn Run 2019 to send kids with burns to camp

2019 'Burn Run' fundraiser will take place this weekend at Proud Mary's 

LFD: Fire at Days Inn & Suites in Lexington; building evacuated

Firefighters are on scene at a fire that happened at the Days Inn and Suites on North Broadway in Lexington.

Versailles Fire Dept. “egging” houses for a good cause

Firefighters in Versailles are offering to egg your house for Easter. 

Firefighter support group bill heads to governor

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - A bill that would establish peer support groups for active, volunteer and retired firefighters is heading to the governor's desk...

One person injured by debris from broken telephone pole

Officials say the pole had several transformers on top it when it broke.

Pilot killed when private plane crashes into house

A small plane crashed into a house in suburban Cincinnati Tuesday afternoon,, killing the pilot.

Firefighters, good Samaritans honored for saving UKPD officer

This weekend, the first responders and good Samaritans who helped save a UK Police Officer were recognized with an award.

Clark County firefighters ready with water rescue trailer

CLARK COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - Battalion Chief William Jordan is making sure the swift water rescue trailer is ready for action. Three years ago,...

One person suffers minor injuries in house fire

Firefighters say they credit a closed door with helping them but some valuable time fighting a house fire Wednesday.

Fire crews respond to tractor trailer fire in Anderson Co.

Volunteers of the Anderson County Fire Department responded to an early morning tractor trailer fire.

Kentucky American Water announces 2018 Firefighting Support Grant recipients

Kentucky American Water has awarded grants totaling $10,000 to 20 Kentucky fire and rescue organizations in support for the departments’ year-round efforts to protect the communities they serve.

No injuries reported after house fire in Livingston

Livingston Fire and Rescue says they responded to a house fire on Mount Holly Road in Livingston.

Lexington Fraternal Order of Firefighters kick off toy drive

It may be Halloween, but Lexington's Fraternal Order of Firefighters is looking ahead to Christmas.

Suspected arson destroys decades old grocery store

A family-owned business in Mercer County was destroyed by suspected arson early Tuesday morning.

Kentucky sending rescue crews to North Carolina

FEMA says Wednesday is the last "safe" day to get out of Florence's path, but several people are heading south to help out, including two swiftwater search and rescue teams from Kentucky.

Cat dies in house fire

Firefighters responded to a kitchen fire in a home off Darenia Lane Monday afternoon where they say a cat has died.

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No. 23 Cats falls to No. 8 Auburn, 29-13

AUBURN, AL (UK Athletics)- Terry Wilson passed for 239 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 42 yards, but No. 23 Kentucky lost its season...

Colonels get first win of the Walt Wells Era, 37-14

CHARLESTON, S.C. (EKU Sports)– Parker McKinney threw for 274 yards and four touchdown passes to lead Eastern Kentucky to a 37-14 win at The Citadel on...

Wildcat fans have gameday fun despite restrictions: Some COVID-19 complaints

WTVQ got multiple complaints that some places might have had too many people, per COVID-19 regulations.