Wednesday is last day to register for Lexington Fraternal Order of Firefighters free toy program

There is less than a week left to sign-up for the Fraternal Order of Firefighters (FOF) Toy Program. Currently, sign-ups for the program are down. Lexington Firefighters want to remind Fayette County families there’s still time to sign their children up for this free Christmas Toy Program.  Sign-up information is as follows: Last day to sign up: November 22 (must sign-up in person) Eligibility:...

Lexington Fire Department asking for donations in effort to keep smoke alarm program alive

The Lexington Fire Department has installed nearly 8,000 smoke alarms in Lexington homes since 2013, but the work may have to be put on hold till funding catches up. “We really have a need for this in Lexington,” said Lexington Fire Department Battalion Chief Joe Best. “We’ve had 3 fatal fires resulting in 6 deaths in Fayette County this year. Unfortunately, there weren’t working smoke alarms...

Lexington firefighters in need of building to serve as ‘North Pole’ collection center for annual toy drive

The Lexington Fraternal Order of Firefighters needs your help to make the holidays brighter for our city’s kids. The 2017 Lexington Fire Department Toy Drive starts next week, and firefighters are in need of a building to use as the “North Pole”, or collection center. “We need a large building to store and distribute the toys,” said Firefighter Todd Houston, who is the president of the...