A great time was apparent by those attending the LFRD Summer 2014 Family Picnic at the John Black Aquatic Center in Buckner, KY.
Lots of good food, some friendly games of basketball and a cornhole tournament that may or may not have been stacked with a couple of semi-pro players!
Pool time was great, though it was reported that the water could have been a bit warmer. Thanks to all that came and made ... (Full Story & Photos)
A recent Monday evening training challenged crews to review their skills in the area of vehicle stabilization along with safe and effective use of extrication tools. With a major interstate roadway located within our district, incidents of this nature are a common occurrence to which crews might respond. Frequent training in this area helps to provide a more favorable outcome for victims involved.... (Full Story & Photos)
Another great training session was conducted recently at one of correctional facilities that is within the LaGrange Fire Protection District. Overall aerial setup and a review of safe operating practices were stressed during the scenario that involved a correctional employee that had suffered a heart attack. Due to the design of the structure the patient had to be removed from the upper level through ... (Full Story & Photos)
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)
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