A recent Monday evening training attended by Ballardsville Fire & Rescue, LaGrange Fire & Rescue, South Oldham Fire Department and Oldham County EMS was well attended and a welcome refresher for both Technician and Operations Level HAZMAT operations.
Three separate days of classes were held in order to accommodate all departments in the county. Oldham County has a large volume of rail traffic that ... (Full Story & Photos)
Another successful WHAS Crusade for Children is in the books for 2017 and during the almost 2 week effort by LaGrange Fire & Rescue Department, over $32,500.00 was collected and turned in at the WHAS studio on Sunday.
Many THANKS to all those that contributed their time & efforts, and most importantly to all those that placed contributions in the fireboots.
LaGrange Fire & Rescue Department recently responded to a fire involving a CATERPILLAR Backhoe at the intersection of North HWY 393 and Jones Drive in Buckner.
The operator of the machine told fire officials that while driving down the road he smelled smoke and then observed flames coming from the machine. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.... (Full Story & Photos)
On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, the LaGrange Fire & Rescue Department will once again kick off our annual roadblock and door-to-door collection campaign for the 2017 WHAS Crusade for Children. And once again we are asking for your help.
Our roadblock collection campaign will start on Friday, May 26th and will continue through Sunday, June 4th at the following locations:
Oldham County EMS added a new ambulance to its fleet. The 4-wheel drive ambulance includes new features including crash protection (airbags) in the rear for the crew, a Cool Tek system which reduces maintenance and cools the rear compartment in just minutes, liquid spring suspension for the most cost effective and comfortable patient ride, all auto-locking compartments, inside and outside cameras ... (Full Story & Photos)
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.