Life Safety and Fire Code Seminar

The Bardstown Fire Department will be hosting a life safety and fire code seminar for local business owner, supervisors, and employees.  This seminar will be conducted by Captain Todd Spalding on May 4th at 8:30 am, 2:00 pm, and at 7:00 pm at our station 1 located at 220 N 5th St.  This seminar will inform all who attend on NFPA life safety and fire codes.  This will assist those who attend in coming in compliance with these codes ahead of their annual inspections and it will help to reduce fires and increase life safety measures.  If you have any questions please contact Captain Spalding at 349-6562 or 203-3931.

Vehicle Fire at Kroger

The Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to Kroger parking lot at 1509 hours for a report of a vehicle fire.  When fire crews arrived the vehicle was fully involved with multiple vehicles around it.  Crews extinguished the fire in about nine minutes and were on scene for about an hour.

Vehicle Fire

The Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched at 1613 hours to the 100 block of Fern Lea Circle for a report of a vehicle fire.  When fire crews arrived on scene they found a fully involved vehicle fire about ten feet from a structure.  Crews had the fire under control in about seven minutes and were on scene for about 40 minutes.

Extrication of Victim W John Rowan BLVD

The Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched on 04/02/2016 at 1600 hours to a MVC with entrapment and the vehicle on fire at the intersection of W John Rowan Blvd and Templin Avenue.  When crews arrived a bystander had already discharged an extinguisher to extinguisher the fire.  Crews extricated the patient from the vehicle and assisted EMS with patient care.  Crews were on scene for about an hour.

Vehicle versus Utility Pole

The Bardstown Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle versus a utility pole with an occupant trapped inside on Commerce Blvd at 1058 hours.  When crews arrived on scene they found an occupant trapped inside a vehicle with numerous electrical lines and transformers on top of the vehicle.  Fire crews stood by until the City electric crews could cease all power to the wires and transformers.  Once power was killed fire crews were able to extricate the patient.  Crews were on scene for about 1.5 hours.

Fire at F.E.T.

The Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to F.E.T to a report of a grinder room fire.  When crews arrived on scene they found that the building had been evacuated and there was light smoke showing.  Crews extinguished a small amount of fire and overhauled the equipment.  Crews were on scene for about 45 minutes.

Fire on the Sidewalk N 3rd St

The Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a fire in front of a downtown building on 03/24/2016 at 0227 hours.  When crews arrived they found a plastic flower pot on fire.  Crews extinguished the fire and ensured there was no extension into the structure.  Crews were on scene for about 20 minutes.

Deck Fire

The Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a unknown fire behind a residence in the 100 block of Tyler Court on 03/23/2016 at 1000 hours.  When crews arrived they found that the deck on the rear of the residence had caught fire and was starting to extend into the attic area.  Crews extinguished the fire and checked for extension into the attic.  Crews were on scene for about 30 minutes.