Lexington Fire Department

Local/Regional News
12:37 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Lexington Fire Department Recognizes First All-Female Crew

L to R, Captain Maria Roberts, Sarah McGill, and Amanda Arbogast
Credit photo provided

The Lexington Fire Department recently marked a unique milestone.

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6:12 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Kennel Club Donates Small Animal Equipment to Lexington Fire Department

Dr. Jennifer Carl-Howard shows Firefighter Todd Holman how to put an oxygen mask on Charlie, an Australian Shepherd mix

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Lexington firefighters will soon learn how to help some unique patients suffering from smoke inhalation or other trauma.

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10:46 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Firefighter Not Expected To Face Charges Stemming From Accident

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Charges are not expected to be filed against a Lexington firefighter involved in a fatal traffic accident Saturday night. 

A preliminary police traffic collision report says firefighter Christopher Presley was behind the wheel of a fire truck when it struck and killed 27 year old Lauren Roady who was in the crosswalk and had the right of way when she was attempting to cross the street at Main and Broadway near Triangle Park. 

The report says Presley was on a non-emergency run at the time of the accident and failed to yield. 

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10:48 pm
Sun December 9, 2012

Woman Struck, Killed By Lexington Fire Truck

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck in downtown Lexington by s Lexington fire truck that was not on an emergency call.

Fayette County Coroner's office on Sunday identified the woman who was killed as 27-year-old Lauren Roady, of Washington, D.C., and the Lexington Herald-Leader reports an autopsy is scheduled for Sunday in Frankfort.

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