The third Saturday in July is typically a hot and humid day, but those attending this year's Oldham County Day Parade were treated with milder temperatures and low humidity. The crowds along Jefferson and Main Streets were plentiful and cheering loudly as the floats, area high school bands and fire trucks passed along the route. Thanks for all that helped in making this year another successful event. ... (Full Story & Photos)
The LaGrange Fire Protection District will be accepting sealed bids on the following equipment:
1. 1985 Ford C8000/Pierce 1250 GPM Pumper.
Surplus equipment can be viewed and inspected by calling Chief Jim Sitzler at 502-222-1143.
All surplus equipment will be sold "AS IS". LaGrange Fire Protection District has the right to except or reject any or all bids. Bids must be submited by 4:00 ... (Full Story & Photos)
A small group of local Mom's and their children stopped by Station 1 for a tour of the facility, a quick lesson on fire safety and to find out what a firefighter looks like with their Personnel Protective Equipment donned. A short visit by Sparky the Fire Dog along with some action with a fire hose out back seemed to be popular.
Thanks to FF Josh Lile for leading the visit and of course to Sparky ... (Full Story & Photos)
A visit to the Lincoln Heritage Dan Boone North Day Camp by a department engine proved to be a great time for Cub Scouts that were attending the event at Wendell Moore Park on Friday June 27th. As can be seen in the photos, Major Mike Rouser spared no one from the aim of the a 1.5 inch attack line. With temperatures in the upper 80's during the afternoon the wet stuff was a welcome relief. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Recently, LaGrange Fire & Rescue Department responded to the area of US 42 and Organ Creek Road on a report of a vehicle fire. While en route, dispatch advised responding units that they had received several calls from passing motorist that the vehicle was fully involved.
In addition, Campbellsburg Fire Department had also been dispatched to the call and was asked to continued due to the location ... (Full Story & Photos)
Louisville, KY (June 24, 2014) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of the temporary closure of KY 146 (LaGrange Road) in Oldham County. This roadway will be closed to through traffic between Spann Lane and the Oldham/Henry County line to allow for cross-drain repairs (mile points 13.6 to 14.8).
The LaGrange Fire & Rescue Training Division has been keeping things interesting in recent weeks with trips through the "Maze" where members tackle tight narrow passageways, multiple floors, entanglement areas and even a floor drop simulation. Additional review of rigging systems along with ropes and knots was the topic at the Training Facility last week.
Thanks to North Oldham Fire Department for ... (Full Story & Photos)
Crews were dispatched on Wednesday morning at 1029 hrs on an injury accident involving 3 vehicles and requiring the extrication of one person from a 1995 model Buick Century. Quick work by crews on scene performing door removals, a roof flap and partial dash roll had the patient removed and transported to a trauma center in Louisville. Strong work by all involved showed that great training provides ... (Full Story & Photos)
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