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A smoke alarm is critical for the early detection of a fire in your home and could mean the difference between life and death. Fires can occur in a variety of ways and in any room of your home. But no matter where or how, having a smoke alarm is the first key step towards your family’s safety.
Due to being designated by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency as “non-attainment” air quality for ozone and particulate matter because pollution levels have exceeded those permitted by the Clean Air Act, beginning May 1, 2017 and continuing until September 30, 2017 open burning is prohibited in Oldham County.
Due to the rain forecast for this weekend, the paving work for the traffic switch on KY 393 has been postponed. This work and the closure of KY 393 is currently scheduled for the weekend of April 28 – May 1, weather permitting.
LaGrange Fire & Rescue Department recently responded to a fire involving a forestry mower in a wooded area off S HWY 393 in the Buckner Area.
The operator of the machine told fire officials that while clearing land for a new subdivision he smelled smoke and then observed flames coming from the engine compartment area of the machine. The operator thought a blown hydraulic hose near the machine's ... (Full Story & Photos)
KY 393 closure in Oldham County scheduled for April 21-24
Louisville, KY (April 14, 2017) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of the temporary closure of KY 393 in Oldham County. Contract crews will be building ... (Full Story & Photos)
The LaGrange Fire & Rescue Department would like to encourage residents that on Sunday, March 12th, remember to change your smoke detector and carbon monoxide detector batteries when you change your clock forward 1 hour to begin Daylight Saving Time.
Families are aslo encouraged to review their home fire safety plans and remind their friends, family and neighbors of the life-saving habit of changing ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Spring Forest Fire Season, which begins today, February 15 and lasts until April 30, is in effect in every Kentucky county. This law prohibits any person to burn between the daylight hours of 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. within 150 feet of the woods.
The Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF) urges residents across the state to exercise caution when burning debris during this season. The KDF has responded ... (Full Story & Photos)
With another year of service behind us, LaGrange Fire & Rescue Department recently held our Awards Banquet that recognizes volunteer, career and auxiliary personnel for years of service, and other notable achievements. The awards presentation along with an excellent meal, catered by Classic Cuisine, was held at Bethany Hall in LaGrange.
Public Education visits to area schools are always popular this time of year. Recent visits to Centerfield Elementary and the LaGrange branch of the Oldham County Library were conducted by the Red Shift with great success. Visitors at the library always enjoy having stories read to them by firefighers along with instructions on Stop, Drop & Roll and the importance of changing the batteries in their ... (Full Story & Photos)
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