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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...

Is alert system reaching you?

Residents urged to add contact info to emergency network   COVINGTON, Ky. - Does CodeRED have your contact information?   The high-speed mass-notification system is used during emergencies such as tornadoes and chemical spills to alert residents of Kenton County (and thus Covington) via ph...

Neighbors of chemical plant told to ‘shelter in place’

COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington Fire Department officials on Sunday afternoon were advising residents and businesses of West Latonia within 1,000 feet of Interplastic Corporation across the border in Fort Wright to “shelter in place” after an apparent equipment failure at the plant led t...

Award honors ambulance crew’s fast, precise work

Covington Firefighter/Paramedic Brian Boyers, left, and Firefighter/EMT Daniel Zembrodt receive the December “Door to Needle Award” from Amy Graham of the American Heart Association. Firefighter/Paramedic Jonathan Krull also received the award.   COVINGTON, Ky. - (EDITOR’S NOT...

Covington firefighters = stair masters

10 of Covington Fire Department's team members, before the 45-story climb Team defends title in 45-floor climb   COVINGTON, Ky. - In the end, the training paid off: Covington firefighters not only defended their title in the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb in Cincinnati ...
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