On January 27, 2018 the Lyndon Fire & Rescue Chief’s Commendation Medal was awarded to Louisville Metro EMS Paramedic Robert Schaffer.  On behalf of LMEMS Paramedic Schaffer has been providing medical in-service training to the Metro Suburban Fire Service for several years.  His dedication to this effort has been unmatched.  His trainings are innovative, thought provoking, and presented with a knowledge base that has been become the most respected by our personnel.  He has gone above, and well beyond, what is required in order to provide the highest caliber medical education and training to our firefighters, thus giving them the tools and knowledge they need to protect themselves and the citizens we all serve.  In recognition of his selfless service to this organization he was awarded this medal.  His dedication and devotion to duty are credit to himself, his organization, and are in keeping with the highest traditions of the American Fire Service!  Thank You Bob and Congratulations!

This warning is no longer in effect.

The following weather statement was issued by the National Weather Service office in Louisville.  We encourage all residents of our area to prepare now for this predicted weather. Possible power outages are possible with this storm so please be prepared with alternate plans to keep warm in the event you loose power.

Weather Alert
Winter Storm Warning issued January 11 at 3:03PM EST until January 13 at 1:00AM EST by NWS Louisville

…WINTER STORM TO AFFECT MUCH OF SOUTHERN INDIANA AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY FRIDAY and Friday night… .Rain will change to freezing rain from west to east on Friday, and then change to accumulating snow by late Friday afternoon. The combination of ice and snow accumulations will result in hazardous travel Friday and Friday night. …WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST /3 AM CST/ FRIDAY TO 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT CST/ SATURDAY… * WHAT…Up to a quarter inch of ice by Friday afternoon. Tree damage and power outages possible. Two to four inches of snow Friday afternoon and evening, with locally higher amounts. Travel will become hazardous by early afternoon. * WHERE…Portions of southern Indiana and central Kentucky, mainly along and west of Interstate 65. * WHEN…4 AM Friday to 1 AM Saturday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice are expected. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Louisville Metro has joined the nationwide “Smart911” service, which allows residents, businesses, and visitors to provide information to 9-1-1 dispatchers in advance of emergencies.  Lyndon Fire and Rescue encourages all of the residents in our community to sign up for this service, so that we may better help you in those times of emergency.

The free Smart911 service allows individuals and businesses to create online safety profiles with home, workplace, mobile phone numbers, along with additional information that would be valuable to 911 operators and first responders during an emergency. This information often includes home or work addresses, details about medical conditions, pets, and emergency contacts. Users are prompted to update their safety profiles every six months to ensure their information remains accurate.

Smart911 safety profiles are kept confidential and secure, and are only available to trained 911 operators in participating 9-1-1 centers across the country. This allows dispatchers to access profile information for traveling mobile phone users, and makes it easy for landline customers to update profiles with new numbers after moving.

Residents can sign up for LENSAlert and complete their Smart911 safety profile by visiting louisvilleky.gov and clicking on “Sign up for emergency alerts.” A simple way to sign up on your smartphone is to text “LENSAlert” to 67283 – this will automatically opt you in to emergency alerts and a link will be sent in a text message to complete your safety profile.

You can also signup and complete your Smart911 safety profile by clicking on the following link:

https://www.smart911.com/smart911/registration/registrationLanding.action