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‘This has become an epidemic’

Assistant Fire Chief Chip Terry served in Covington for almost three decades. (Photo used with permission from Katie Woodring Photography.) Registration open for PTS seminar Friday honoring late chief  COVINGTON, Ky. - The family of late Assistant Covington Fire Chief Chip Terry didn’t k...

Wanted: Firefighter/paramedics

Covington firefighters responded to a fire on Riverside Drive last year. (Photo used courtesy of Katie Woodring Photography) City has 7 openings; must have at least 2 years’ experience  COVINGTON, Ky. - The Covington Fire Department is looking to hire seven firefighter/paramedics, but the...

Covington says ‘farewell’ to retirees

Covington Fire Chief Mark Pierce, right, reads the details of promotions for three Covington firefighters: From right, Joseph Vance, Kurt Thomas, and Jordan Warner. At left is Assistant Chief Michael Bloemer.   COVINGTON, Ky. - A spate of retirements will take from the City of Covington nearly ...

Search for new Engine Co. 2 under way

There’s less than an inch of clearance between Pumper 2’s ladders and Engine Co. 2’s door frame.   COVINGTON, Ky. - The process of building a bigger Engine Co. 2 - and finding a place to build it - has begun. The Covington City Commission voted 5-0 this week to hire Brandstett...

Citizen Lifesavers

EMS Director David Geiger presents Citizen Lifesaver Awards to, from left, Steve Templeton, Eric Funk, Sami Peterson, Melissa Kavanaugh, and Linda Strong, all from Fidelity Investments. City honors Fidelity team whose fast, decisive action saved co-worker  COVINGTON, Ky. - When a Fidelity Inves...

Covington mourns retired firefighter

Lt. Dale Allen Brown, a retired Covington firefighter who served for 25 years and a member of a well-known fire-fighting family, died last Friday. (Photo courtesy of Katie Woodring.) Lt. Dale Brown served for 25 years COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington firefighter Dale Brown had one motto, and he quoted it ...

Precaution after pool chemical accident at Goebel

Goebel Pool is cordoned off after a small chlorine gas release. UPDATE: The shelter-in-place advisory has been lifted.  COVINGTON, Ky. - Residents living in about a one-block area around Goebel Pool are under a shelter-in-place advisory after pool chemicals inadvertently got mixed, Covington ...

'Stop the bleed'

St. Elizabeth Healthcare’s Danielle Stiner teaches a “Stop the Bleed” course to paramedic students from Gateway Community and Technical College. Covington honors instructor who’s trained 600 people to save lives   COVINGTON, Ky. - In 11 years as a paramedic, Danielle St...

City Seeks Applications for Firefighter/Paramedic

JOIN OUR TEAM! We are currently accepting applications for Firefighter/Paramedic in preparation for our upcoming entrance exam, which will be administrated on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Potential new hires must possess a Kentucky paramedic license or NREMT paramedic license upon appointment. ...

City starts process to build bigger Engine Co. 2

There’s less than an inch of clearance between Pumper 2’s ladders and Engine Co. 2’s door frame.   COVINGTON, Ky. - Stack 10 quarters on top of each other.  That’s the distance between the ladder on top of Pumper 2 and the door frame on the Covington Fire Department...
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