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Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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People forced to find temporary place to stay after house fire

Firefighters say when they arrived, heavy smoke and flames were coming from the home in the 100 block of Ashton Drive.

Mayor Gorton formally promotes new Lexington Fire Chief

Chief Jason Wells to serve in role effective immediately

$511,078 grant will help Lexington Fire Department to fight opioid epidemic

This award will enable Lexington to continue services for survivors of substance abuse overdoses,

Lexington firefighter hurt battling early morning fire

A Lexington firefighter broke his angle and ribs after falling about six-feet down stairs fighting a house fire, according to the fire department.

UPDATE: Man dies from injuries suffered during fire

Fire was small but still deadly.

Lexington Police still searching for driver, home condemned

The homeowner was inside at the time of the crash, but was not hurt, according to Lexington Police.

Firefighters worked quickly to help workers hanging from platform

Things went very wrong for a suspended work platform downtown that collapsed Wednesday evening with three workers on it at the time.

People burned out of home in Lexington

The fire broke out shortly after 7:00 p.m. in the 3000 block of Dale Hollow Drive.

UPDATE: Officer, shooting victim named in Lexington case

UPDATE, POSTED 9:30 A.M. SATURDAY, AUG. 1, 2020 LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - A three-year veteran of the police force is identified as the Lexington Police...

Difficult to put out trash fire continues to be monitored in Lexington

A trash fire on Hedger Lane in Lexington was monitored for about two hours to make sure hot spots were all the way out.

LPD: SUV crashes into Lexington home, driver runs from scene

Lexington firefighters say they had to shore-up some walls of a house on Sunday before they could safely remove an SUV that crashed into the structure.

Safety tips to follow this Fourth of July

Fourth of July is this weekend, and with that of course comes the yearly reminder of being mindful and staying safe.

Fire destroys home on Russell Cave

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lexington Fire Department responded to a house fire on Russell Cave Road Saturday afternoon that shut down that area for...

Two Lexington firefighters injured battling restaurant fire

Two Lexington firefighters suffered heat-related issues Saturday fighting a fire at Cheddar's Restaurant in the Hamburg area.

Jon Wise named Lexington Firefighter of the Year

A man who has been battling fires in Lexington for more than seven years has been been named the city's Firefighter of the Year.

Lexington firefighting crew recognized for excellent service

The Lexington Fire Department says the crew members that make up Engine 16 were awarded Engine Company of the Year.

Lessons learned from Chuck Williams’ death 23 years ago

Monday marks the 23rd anniversary of a lexington firefighter's, Chuck Williams Jr., last call.

Lexington firefighter honored for saving lives during pipeline explosion

Lexington Firefighter Colby Reik received the Firefighter Cross, for his act of heroism, bravery and stamina following a pipeline explosion and fire in Lincoln County last summer.

Hazmat incident closes recycling facility in Lexington

Fire officials say a small amount of muriatic acid, also known as hydrochloric acid, was found.

Oh Deer! Lexington officer helps pull deer from pool

A deer found itself in a bit of trouble after it became trapped in the swimming pool of a Lexington home.

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