The Lexington Fire Department began Emergency Medical Services to the citizens of Lexington in 1899 and now responds to approximately 30,000 EMS runs per year making it the most common type of response. In addition to calls to residences and businesses, the LFD's crews provide EMS protection for all major events and even University of Kentucky sporting events. The EMS Division operates 12 full- or part-time emergency care units, a mass care response trailer, a mass casualty trailer, several paramedic mountain bikes and other miscellanous small equipment.
HIPAA and Privacy Information
Request a Copy of an EMS Report
EMS Report Release Procedure
EMS Report Release Form
Complete a Commonwealth of Kentucky DNR Order
In the Commonwealth of Kentucky, EMS crews will do everything in their power to save the life of a person who is in respiratory or cardiac arrest. If, after consulting your family and your doctor you choose to instruct EMS personnel to NOT to resusitate you, the following form must be completed. Once completed, the original signed form must be presented to responders upon their arrival. In the absence of this form, or if it is not complete, crews are required by law to render all possible aid.
Commonwealth of Kentucky DNR Form and Instructions
LFD EMS Rider Form
The Lexington Fire Department cooperates with certain medical learning programs in the area to provide students with exposure to pre-hospital emergency care. If you have been instructed by your professor, teacher or a LFD administrator to complete a rider form, click the link below.
Lexington Fire Department EMS Rider Form
The EMS Division is under the direction of:
BC Brian Wood