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Fire & Emergency Services

Mailing Address 219 E. Third St.
Lexington, KY 40508
Phone Tel: (859) 231-5600

      Fire Chief

Fire Chief 


Keith L. Jackson



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The Lexington Division of Fire and Emergency Services

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Fireworks Safety
Fireworks are often used to mark special events and holidays. However, they are not safe in the hands of consumers. Fireworks cause thousands of burns and eye injuries each year.

The Lexington Fire Department recommends that you leave fireworks to the professionals and attend a licensed firework show. If you wish to shoot them off yourself, please read the LFUCG ordiance regarding fireworks.     

Hiring Process
Our hiring process is currently CLOSED.  Current Applicants, use the "A Career with the LFD" Tab on the left for UPDATES on the hiring process.

Position Interest Form 
If you would like to be notified when the next hiring process begins, please complete the Position Interest Form. This form does not enroll you in the hiring process, it allows us to contact you with information when it becomes available.

Position Interest Form Link

Service Request Form
Would you like to request a service from the Lexington Fire Department? Use the link below to request a variety of services including truck visits, classes, station visits, home safety surveys, and more. Someone from our Community Services section will contact you to schedule your visit.

Service Request Form Link


LFD Website Map

Administration Division

Human Resources

Health and Safety


Grants/Open Records

Operations Division

Suppression/Daily Operations

Special Operations

Fleet and Facilities

Emergency Medical Services

Prevention and Preparedness Division

Public Education/Community Services

Office of the Fire Marshal



For emergencies call 9-1-1
Non-Emergency Number: (859) 231-5600



Schedule an appointment for carseat education
or call 859-455-SEAT

Learn about fire safety

Visit our EMS page for privacy policy, DNR info, EMS report requests

Apply for an open burn permit

Submit an open records request/FOIA instructions (address info request)

Ask a general question

Visit the Fire Prevention page for Hotel/Motel safety, apartment safety, public assembly rules and regs, open records requests, and fireworks permits and ordinances


Email LFD Community Services



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