Emergency Management

Emergency Management's mission is to enhance the public safety of Lexington-Fayette County residents and businesses through emergency preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery. 

To find information on any emergency situation, visit Emergency Management's official website at BeReadyLexington.com


City turns its focus to cold temperatures, Mayor says

Mayor Linda Gorton urged citizens to take extra precautions as temperatures dip to near zero levels.

Extreme cold threatens Lexington & Central Kentucky

Lexington Emergency Management encourages residents to take extra precautions this week as extreme arctic cold winds push through central Kentucky.

September is National Preparedness Month

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray has proclaimed September as Preparedness Month in Fayette County. Gov. Matt Bevin has declared September as National Preparedness Month for the Commonwealth of Kentucky as well.