Lexington Fire Department

Josh James

18-members of the Lexington Fire Department have hit the road and are heading to College Station which is about 95 miles out of Houston. They’ll be assisting first responders there.

Chase Cavanaugh

Firefighters from across Kentucky are in Lexington this week for specialized structural collapse training. 


A study on Lexington fire stations was made public at an Urban County Council work session Tuesday. 


The Lexington Fire Department is one of only two departments in the state testing out a new piece of EMS equipment designed to control severe bleeding in seconds.

Chase Cavanaugh

Students, teachers, and firefighters gathered at Clays Mill Elementary School Tuesday morning to name this year’s Junior Fire Chief. 

Lexington Firefighter Terminated After Arrest

Sep 22, 2014

A Lexington firefighter who was charged with driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident has been fired.

Lexington Firefighter Charged After Hit-And-Run

Sep 20, 2014

A Lexington firefighter has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested on charges of DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.

Josh James / WUKY

The Lexington Fire Department unveiled what the city is calling an “unprecedented investment” in new fire trucks and medical vehicles Thursday.

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