Local Newskentucky

  • Ky. Firefighter Critically Burned in House Fire

    Lexington Herald-Leader
    Posted: September 2nd, 2013

    A Whitley City firefighter suffered burns over 90 percent of his body while looking for victims in a fire he and a colleague discovered and reported.

  • New Deliveries 4/13

    Posted: April 1st, 2013

    THE ST. PETE BEACH, FL, FIRE DEPARTMENT has taken delivery of an E-ONE Sidestacker 78-foot aerial built on an E-ONE Cyclone II chassis. Components include a 450-hp Cummins ISL engine, Allison EVS3000 transmission, 1,500-gpm Waterous CSU150 pump, 480-gallon water tank, 20-gallon foam tank, ALS compartment and eight-kilowatt Smart Power HR-8...

  • Autopsy Finds Ky. Fire Chief Died of Drugs and Alcohol

    Posted: July 26th, 2012

    A recently released autopsy report into the death of Lake Dreamland Fire Chief John Wilkinson Jr. shows he died of drug and alcohol intoxication, not solely of cardiac disease as initially reported.