...is our Mission Statement. We are a progressive fire department and a community leader in fire suppression and prevention, as well as emergency medical services.
We strive to provide the best service we possibly can to all of our customers.
Did You Know?...
...that the most common materials first ignited in home smoking-material fire deaths were mattresses and bedding, upholstered furniture and floor covering.
Station 2 Brownouts
Due to budget shortfalls, there may be times when our Station 2 on Westport Road will need to be closed. Notification of a closing will be posted on the sign in front of the fire house. Property owners serviced by this fire house should always call 911 in the event of an emergency.
M. Russell Rakestraw
Chief of Department
Your fire department continues to be on the cutting edge with programs to ensure the safety of you and your family. Lyndon is one of the first fire departments in the nation to initiate cost recovery for fire inspections and has won national and local awards for workplace flexibility and wellness. Our proud tradition of service to the citizens and businesses in our district continues today. We are proud to protect you!
October 18, 2013: ATTENTION:
A large sinkhole was discovered on Billingsgate Place, which runs off on Kennersly Drive. It is in the roadway and can affect traffic. Contractors are beginning to assess the extent of the sinkhole and determine its cause in order to make the necessary repairs. Please use caution when travelling in this area.
September 9, 2013: Lyndon firefighter Ryan Helton recently competed in, and successfully completed, the 2013 Ironman competition in Louisville. Lyndon Fire was there to support Ryan and all the other competitors. To see a video from the race, Click Here.
August 1, 2013: The Lyndon and Louisville Fire Departments are conducting a feasibility study to determine the possibility of an operating agreement or contract between the Lyndon Fire Protection District and Metro Louisville to achieve two goals; the assurance of adequate fire and life safety for the citizens of the fire protection district and the retention of the current members of the fire district in a sustainable way.
June 2, 2013: Another Crusade is in the books for Lyndon Fire. We want to thank everyone for their donations and for being patient at the road blocks. We also want to thank the volunteers who help out and support us during the week.
A special tip of the fire helmet goes to:
- BoomBozz Pizza
- Olive Garden
- Goose Creek Diner
- Mary Ann Phillips
- Firehouse Subs
- Shanes Rib Shack
These restaurants provided meals for us during the Crusade. We are very grateful to all of you!
April 24, 2013: Lyndon Fire and Rescue is please to announce the following promotions:
Sgt. Andy Sasse has been promoted to the rank of Captain
FF Derek Andriakos has been promoted to the rank of Engineer
Congraulations to both of these members, and best wishes for continued success.
April 24, 2013: Lyndon Fire and Rescue has issued a letter to elected officials informing them that we will reduce staffing by three (3) full time positions effective July 1, 2013. We will also be reducing the types of emergency medical calls we will respond on. To view the letter, click here.
April 18, 2013: Various pieces of fire service related equipment have been surplused and are for sale. To see a list of items, Click Here. If anyone is interested in purchasing anything, contact Major David Joels.
February 20, 2013: Remember to "LIKE" our Facebook Page!!! Click on the Facebook Icon above or go to Facebook.com/LyndonFireDepartment
February 14, 2013: Our Annual Activity Report for 2012 has been posted. To view the information, Click Here
February 2, 2013: Three recruits from the 2012 recruit class graduated today. Pictures from the ceremony have been posted on our Facebook page. Go to Facebook.com/LyndonFireDepartment
January 15, 2013: We have added even more of our Department History to our website! Now you can view our history from 1990-2012. This new information contains photos, articles, and other information from our past. To see the updates, go to our History page!
January 3, 2013: The Department announces the following personnel appointments and additions:
- Sgt. Andy Sasse has been assigned as Acting Captain, Second Platoon.
- FF Dave Cole has been promoted to Sergeant and assigned to Second Platoon
- FF Tommy Hedden has been promoted to Sergeant and assigned to Third Platoon
- FF Jeff Landers has been promoted to Sergeant and Assigned to Second Platoon
- John Allen has been appointed to the position of FF, Second Platoon
- Ryan Fletcher has been appointed to the position of FF, Second Platoon
- Brent Sevenish has been appointed to the position of FF, Volunteer Staff
Please join us in congratulating all members!
December 22, 2012: The Department regrets to announce the death of Capt. Kevin Waters, who passed away shortly after 2300 hours on the evening of December 21, 2012.
Capt. Waters, 47, was the training officer for the department. He served the dpartment and the community with disctinction and honor and was instrumental in jump-starting several young fire service careers.
Capt. Waters leaves behind a wife, daughter and his parents, among many personal and professional friends.
December 10, 2012: An extensive department history as now been published on our website, courtesy of Al Ring. To view the new additions, go to our History page and scroll towards the bottom, where you will find a list of new items.
November 28, 2012:
REMINDER: Both Lyndon Fire stations are drop off points for Toys For Tots. Please donate a new, unwrapped toy by December 6th to help make a needy child's Christmas extra special.
After December 6th, all contributions wil be picked up to be wrapped and prepared for distribution.
As we take time to reflect on the season of giving, please remember that there are still children who need a little extra something to put a smile on their face this Holiday season.
YOU can make a difference!!!
November 16, 2012: The department announces the retirement of Sgt. Dewey L. Eubanks effective this date. Sgt. Eubanks was a decorated member of the department, having received numerous awards and commendations throughout his career. He served the department and the Lyndon community with distinction for 16 years, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors.
October 29, 2012: The department regrets to announce the passing of Charles 'Bud' Rohmann. Bud, a founding member of our department, passed away in Oregon where he was living with his daughter.
We honor Bud, and his other co-founders, for establishing the strong sense of community service and fiscal responsibility that are hallmarks of our organization today.
Our thoughts are with his family.
October 8, 2012: A structure fire yesterday at the Westbury Harbor apartments yesterday displaced 24 residents. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Crews were able to get control of the fire in about a half-hour. The American Red Cross is working with the displaced residents to find them shelter.
October 2, 2012: A Public Service Announcement (PSA) was created to to educate the public about Fire Alarms and False Alarms, as well as the impact they can have on our community. Please take a minute of your time to view this video:
August 30, 2012: There have been several new additions to our Facebook page, including photos and updated response reports. Be sure to "Like" us on Facebook to receive regular updates about our department!
July 26, 2012:
Captain Kevin Brown retired from active service today. During his ceremony, he
received a plaque from Second Platoon as well as a station flag. In addition, he
was given a Lyndon Fire Achievement Medal and a Life Membership. Captain Brown
also received a Mayor's Citation from Lori Hatton, who was representing
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer.
A photo album has been added to our gallery.
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