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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

The Lexington Fire Department respects the privacy of the citizens we serve. Please review our privacy policy by clicking the link below.

Notice of Privacy Policy


Request a Copy of an EMS Report

You may request a copy of an Emergency Medical Services Report by completing the form below. Please review our Privacy Policy before requesting an EMS report. Click on the link below to read the full procedure for obtaining an EMS report and then download the EMS Report Release Form.

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:

Major Wood
BC Brian Wood


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Last updated: 6/10/2013 1:21:29 PM